1575 Winifred

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1575 Winifred (1950 HH)
Discovery[1]
Discovered by R.C. Cameron
Discovery site Brooklyn, Indiana
Discovery date April 20, 1950 (1950-04-20)
Designations
Named after
Winifred Sawtelle
1928 HG
1939 GK
1950 HD1
1977 UH1
Minor planet category Main-belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 2456200.5
Aphelion 2.799 AU
Perihelion 1.950 AU
2.374 AU
Eccentricity 0.179
3.66 years
33.368°
Inclination 24.820°
206.875°
348.530°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 9.3 km
Albedo 0.2452
12.3

1575 Winifred (1950 HH) an asteroid discovered on April 20, 1950 at Goethe Link Observatory near Brooklyn, Indiana by R.C. Cameron of the Indiana Asteroid Program. It is named for Winifred Sawtelle, a staff member of the United States Naval Observatory.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)
  2. ^ Lutz D. Schmandel, Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, v. 1 (Springer, 2003), p. 125, col. 1. ISBN 3540002383