1073 Gellivara

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1073 Gellivara
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date September 14, 1923
Designations
Named after
Gällivare
1923 OW
Orbital characteristics
Epoch JD 2445600.5
Perihelion 2.5087854 AU
Eccentricity 0.2066572
Inclination 1.6172235°
39.1762643
290.6107162
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 55 km
Albedo 0.15
10.90

1073 Gellivara is an asteroid. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on September 14, 1923. Its provisional designation was 1923 OW. It was named after the small town of Gällivare in Sweden, where astronomers witnessed the total eclipse of the sun in 1927.[1]

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