1068 Nofretete

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1068 Nofretete
Discovery
Discovered by Eugène Joseph Delporte
Discovery date September 13, 1926
Designations
Named after
Nefertiti
1926 RK
Orbital characteristics
Epoch JD 2445600.5
Perihelion 2.6416721 AU
Eccentricity 0.0918816
Inclination 5.5036508°
318.8515789
265.4827399
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 26 km
Albedo 0.15
11.20

1068 Nofretete is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 RK. It is now named after Nefertiti, wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep IV.[1]

It has a diameter of 42 km (26 mi).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volym 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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