1503 Kuopio

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1503 Kuopio
1503Kuopio (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 1503 Kuopio based on its light curve.
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Yrjö Väisälä
Discovery site Turku
Discovery date December 15, 1938
Designations
MPC designation 1503
Named after
Kuopio
1938 XD
Minor planet category main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 2.898 AU
Perihelion 2.3562 AU
2.62707 AU
Eccentricity 0.103123
1555.27 days (4.26 years)
135.201°
Inclination 12.381°
317.067°
176.539°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 18.43 kilometres (11.45 mi) ± 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Mean diameter[3]
9.98 ± 0.03 hours [4]
Albedo 0.2995 ± 0.056 [3]
10.6 [5]

1503 Kuopio (1938 XD) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 15, 1938 by Yrjö Väisälä at Turku.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "(1503) Kuopio". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ 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 8, 2009. 
  4. ^ Székely et al.; Kiss, L; Szabo, G; Sarneczky, K; Csak, B; Varadi, M; Meszaros, S (2005). "CCD photometry of 23 minor planets" (abstact). Planetary and Space Science 53 (9): 925–936. arXiv:astro-ph/0504462. Bibcode:2005P&SS...53..925S. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2005.04.006.  web preprint
  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 8, 2009. 

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