1537 Transylvania

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Transylvania
Discovery
Discovered by Gyula Strommer
Discovery site Budapest
Discovery date August 27, 1940
Designations
MPC designation 1537
Named after
Transylvania
1940 QA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.9682900
Perihelion 2.1199694
Eccentricity 0.3035877
1939.9616362
234.31311
Inclination 3.86098
230.28619
148.05391
Physical characteristics
Albedo 0.1619
11.90

1537 Transylvania (1940 QA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 27, 1940 by Gyula Strommer at Budapest.

It was a lost asteroid until L. K. Kristensen at Aarhus University rediscovered it along with 452 Hamiltonia along with numerous other small objects in 1981[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (1537) Transylvania and (452) Hamiltonia Kristensen, L. K.; Gibson, J.; Shao, C.-Y.; Bowell, E.; Marsden, B. G. IAU Circ., 3595, 1 (1981). Edited by Marsden, B. G. [1]

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