1362 Griqua

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1362 Griqua
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Cyril V. Jackson
Discovery site Union Observatory
Discovery date July 31, 1935
Designations
MPC designation 1362
Named after
Griqua people
1935 QG1
Outer main belt
griqua family [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 4.4123 AU
Perihelion 2.0272 AU
3.21974 AU
Eccentricity 0.370392
2110.23 days (5.78 years)
155.343°
Inclination 24.208°
121.395°
262.022°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 29.90 kilometres (18.58 mi) ± 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Mean diameter[4]
Albedo 0.0667 ± 0.007 [4]
11.18 [5]

1362 Griqua (1935 QG1) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on July 31, 1935 by Cyril V. Jackson at Union Observatory.[1] It is one of very few asteroids located in the 2 : 1 mean motion resonance with Jupiter.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "1362 Griqua (1935 QG1)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(1362) Griqua". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved December 11, 2008. 
  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 7, 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 December 30, 2008. 
  6. ^ Roig et al.; Nesvorny, D.; Ferraz-Mello, S. (2002). "Asteroids in the 2 : 1 resonance with Jupiter: dynamics and size distribution". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 335 (2): 417–431. Bibcode:2002MNRAS.335..417R. doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.05635.x.