1057 Wanda

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1057 Wanda
Discovery
Discovered by Grigory Abramovich Shajn
Discovery date August 16, 1925
Designations
1925 QB
Orbital characteristics
Epoch JD 2445600.5
Perihelion 2.188 AU
Eccentricity 0.135
123.699
Inclination 3.520°
258.914
111.181
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 49 km
Albedo 0.15
10.96

1057 Wanda is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 QB. Named in the honour of the Polish and Russian writer Wanda Wasilewska.[1] It has a diameter of 49 km.

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2004–2005 show a rotation period of 28.49 ± 0.03 hours with a brightness variation of 0.14 ± 0.02 magnitude.[2]

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  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volym 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  2. ^ Pray, Donald P. (September 2005), "Lightcurve analysis of asteroids 106, 752, 847, 1057, 1630, 1670, 1927 1936, 2426, 2612, 2647, 4087, 5635, 5692, and 6235", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 32 (3): 48–51, Bibcode:2005MPBu...32...48P. 

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