1021 Flammario

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1021 Flammario
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date March 11, 1924
Designations
1924 RG
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 99.27 ± 3.27[1] km
Mass (5.14 ± 0.12) × 1018[1] kg
Mean density
10.03 ± 1.02[1] g/cm3
Spectral type
Cb[1]

1021 Flammario is an asteroid. It was discovered by Max Wolf on March 11, 1924. Its provisional designation was 1924 RG. It was named after the celebrated French astronomer Camille Flammarion.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73: 98-118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volym 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3.