1128 Astrid

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1128 Astrid
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Delporte, E.
Discovery date 1929-Mar-10
Orbital characteristics
Epoch Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454400.5 (2007-Oct-27.0) TDB
Aphelion 2.9102752 AU
Perihelion 2.6650224 AU
2.7876488 AU
Eccentricity 0.0439892
1700.0258168 days
4.65 years
201.49281 °
Inclination 1.01599 °
59.36591 °
238.75204 °
Physical characteristics
Dimensions diameter 34.69
0.0770  
10.70 mag

1128 Astrid is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun.Approximately 35 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun once every 5 years. It was discovered by Eugène Joseph Delporte at Uccle, Belgium on March 10, 1929.[1] It was named for H.M. Astrid, Queen of the Belgians. Its provisional designation was 1929 EB.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Retrieved October 17, 2007. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. ISBN 3-540-00238-3.