1163 Saga

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1163 Saga [1]
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Reinmuth, K.
Discovery date 1930-Jan-20
Orbital characteristics
Epoch Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454400.5 (2007-Oct-27.0) TDB
Aphelion 3.3760252 AU
Perihelion 3.0558638 AU
3.2159445 AU
Eccentricity 0.0497772
2106.4989706 days
5.77 years
342.76946 °
Inclination 9.02638 °
127.83196 °
197.12567 °
Physical characteristics
Dimensions diameter 29.11
0.1200  
10.60 mag

1163 Saga is an outer main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Approximately 29 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun once every 6 years. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg, Germany on January 20, 1930. Its provisional designation was 1930 BA.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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.