1235 Schorria

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Schorria
Discovery[1]
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date October 18, 1931
Designations
MPC designation 1235
Named after
Richard Schorr
1931 UJ
Minor planet category Mars-crossing asteroid[1]
Hungaria family[2]
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.2051535
Perihelion 1.6151847
Eccentricity 0.1544284
964.2866269
340.55372
Inclination 25.00049
12.99905
43.76022
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~9km[2]
1265 ± 80 h (~51.7 days)[2]
12.68[1]

1235 Schorria (1931 UJ) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on October 18, 1931 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. It was later named after the German astronomer Richard Schorr.[3]


Based on lightcurve studies, Schorria has a rotation period of 1265 hours.[1] Schorria, was observed in 2009 February through April. The period was determined to be approximately 1265 ± 80 h (about 51.7 days).[2] This makes the asteroid among the slowest rotators known.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1235 Schorria (1931 UJ)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 2012-01-04 last obs. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b c d Warner, Brian D.; Stephens, Robert D. (2009). "The Lightcurve for the Long-Period Hungaria Asteroid 1235 Schorria". The Minor Planet Bulletin (ISSN 1052-8091) 36 (3): 102–103. Bibcode:2009MPBu...36..102W. 
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. p. 101. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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