1226 Golia

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Golia
Discovery
Discovered by Van Gent, H.
Discovery site Johannesburg (LS)
Discovery date April 22, 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1226
Named after
Jacobus Golius
1930 HL
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.876731935639222
Perihelion 2.28709079235826
Eccentricity .1141869452806765
1515.341162182264
331.4948389010811
Inclination 9.851960536552655
17.5538851360054
138.420061532293
Physical characteristics
Dimensions Equatorial radius is 5.092 miles (8.195 km)
4.097
Albedo 0.2388
11.10

1226 Golia (1930 HL) is a substantial main-belt asteroid discovered on April 22, 1930 by Van Gent, H. at Johannesburg (LS). Its direction of rotation remains unknown.[1] although its period is just over 4 hours.[2]

The asteroid is named after Jakob Gool.[3]

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References[edit]

  • Di Martino, M.; Dotto, E.; Barucci, M.A.; Fulchignoni, M.; Rotundi, A. (1994) Icarus 109, 210-218.