1303 Luthera

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1303 Luthera
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann
Discovery site Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory
Discovery date March 16, 1928
Designations
MPC designation 1303
Named after
Karl Theodor Robert Luther
1928 FP
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.5867183
Perihelion 2.8560405
Eccentricity 0.1134107
2111.8411107
339.92056
Inclination 19.49801
72.22205
100.18670
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 85.45 kilometres (53.10 mi) ± 2.1 kilometres (1.3 mi)
Mean diameter[2]
Albedo 0.0608 ± 0.003 [2]
9.0 [3]

1303 Luthera (1928 FP) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on March 16, 1928 by Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann at Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Tedesco et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 
  3. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 11, 2008. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 

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