1308 Halleria

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1308 Halleria
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory
Discovery date March 12, 1931
Designations
MPC designation 1308
1931 EB
Minor planet category Main-belt asteroid [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 2.9477 AU
Perihelion 2.8693 AU
2.90849 AU
Eccentricity 0.013464
1811.76 days (4.96 years)
240.682°
Inclination 5.572°
354.264°
180.93°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 43.16 kilometres (26.82 mi) ± 1.4 kilometres (0.87 mi)
Mean diameter[4]
Albedo 0.0454 ± 0.003 [4]
10.8 [5]

1308 Halleria (1931 EB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 12, 1931 by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory.[1] This asteroid was named for Albrecht von Haller a Swiss physician, botanist and poet.[6]

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 29, 2009. 
  2. ^ "1308 Halleria (1931 EB)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved February 22, 2009. 
  3. ^ "(1308) Halleria". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved February 22, 2009. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 107. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved February 22, 2009.