1703 Barry

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1703 Barry is an asteroid. It was discovered by Max Wolf on September 2, 1930.[1] Its provisional designation was 1930 RB. It was named after Roger Barry, an astronomer.

Photometric observations of this asteroid reported in 2007 show a leisurely rotation period of 107.1 ± 0.5 hours with a brightness variation of 0.5 magnitude. It may have a tumbling motion.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 9 April 2010. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ Galád, Adrián et al. (October 2007), Seven Asteroids Studied from Modra Observatory in the Course of Binary Asteroid Photometric Campaign, Earth, Moon, and Planets 101 (1–2): 17–25, Bibcode:2007EM&P..101...17G, doi:10.1007/s11038-007-9146-6.