1272 Gefion

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Gefion
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Reinmuth, K.
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date October 10, 1931
Designations
MPC designation 1272
Named after
Gefjon
1931 TZ1,
A917 SF[1]
Minor planet category main belt, gefion family
Adjectives Gefionian
Orbital characteristics[1][2]
Epoch August 27, 2011 (JD 2455800.5)
Aphelion 3.2090037 AU
Perihelion 2.3555705 AU
2.7822871 AU
Eccentricity 0.1533690
4.6409951 yr (1695.1235 d)
107.73940°
Inclination 8.42341°
321.58865°
4.19188°
Physical characteristics
Spectral type
SI (SMASSII)[1]
12.8[1]

1272 Gefion (1931 TZ1) is an asteroid from the asteroid belt discovered on October 10, 1931 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e JPL Small-Body Database Browser on 1272 Gefion Retrieved 2011-09-22
  2. ^ AstDys-2 on 1272 Gefion Retrieved 2011-09-22