1815 Beethoven

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Beethoven
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Karl Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date January 27, 1932
Designations
MPC designation 1815
Named after
Ludwig van Beethoven
1932 CE1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.7427247 AU
Perihelion 2.5738527 AU
3.1568965 AU
Eccentricity 0.1850483
2050.1053726 d (5.61 yr)
223.82096
Inclination 2.73772
110.95492
358.24737
Physical characteristics
0.0548
11.36

1815 Beethoven (1932 CE1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on January 27, 1932, by Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg. It is named after the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The light curve of this minor planet has a period of 54 ± 1 hours.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephens, Robert D. (September 2005). "Asteroid lightcurve photometry from Santana Observatory - winter 2005". Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 32 (3): 66–68. Bibcode:2005MPBu...32...66S. 

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