1505 Koranna

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1505 Koranna
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Cyril V. Jackson
Discovery site Union Observatory
Discovery date April 21, 1939
Designations
MPC designation 1505
1939 HH
Minor planet category main belt[2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.0085 AU
Perihelion 2.3126 AU
2.66052 AU
Eccentricity 0.130777
1585.07 days (4.34 years)
8.141°
Inclination 14.457°
248.505°
343.017°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 20.88 kilometres (12.97 mi) ± 2.1 kilometres (1.3 mi)
Mean diameter[4]
4.451 ± 0.001 hours[5]
Albedo 0.0929 ± 0.022[4]
11.6[6]

1505 Koranna (1939 HH) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 21, 1939 by Cyril V. Jackson at Union Observatory.[1] It is named for a tribe of bushmen from the Kalahari Desert.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on February 2, 2009. Retrieved December 28, 2008. 
  2. ^ "1505 Koranna (1939 HH)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 28, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(1505) Koranna". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 28, 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 January 17, 2010. Retrieved December 28, 2008. 
  5. ^ Oliver et al. (2008). "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory: 2008 March". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 149–150. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..149O. 
  6. ^ 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 28, 2008. 
  7. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 120. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved December 28, 2008.