1082 Pirola

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1082 Pirola
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery date October 28, 1927
Named after
1927 UC
Orbital characteristics
Epoch JD 2445600.5
Perihelion 2.6083020 AU
Eccentricity 0.1681314
Inclination 1.8446842°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 43[1] km
Albedo 0.15

1082 Pirola is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1927 UC. The numerical designation indicates this was the 1082nd asteroid discovered. Measurements of the lightcurve made in 2010 and 2011 give a rotation period of 15.85 ± 0.01 hours. It has a diameter of 43 km and a Tholen classification of C, which means it is carbonaceous.[1]

See also[edit]

List of asteroids/1001–2000


  1. ^ a b Gartrelle, Gordon M. (April 2012), "Lightcurve Results for Eleven Asteroids", The Minor Planet Bulletin (Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers) 39 (2): 40–46, Bibcode:2012MPBu...39...40G, retrieved 2013-02-21. 

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