2047 Smetana

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Smetana
Discovery and designation
Discovered by L. Kohoutek
Discovery site Bergedorf
Discovery date October 26, 1971
Designations
MPC designation 2047
Named after
Bedřich Smetana
1971 UA1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 1.878 AU
Perihelion 1.866 AU
Eccentricity 0.00325
935.520 d
148.149°
Inclination 25.278°
36.669°
307.603°
Physical characteristics
13.9

2047 Smetana (1971 UA1) is an inner main-belt asteroid discovered on October 26, 1971 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf. It is a member of the Hungaria family.[1]

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2006 show a rotation period of 2.4969 ± 0.0004 hours with a brightness variation of 0.12 ± 0.02 magnitude. However, the short period may instead indicate it is a binary asteroid.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Warner, Brian D. (December 2006), "Asteroid lightcurve analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory - March - June 2006", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 33 (4): 85–88, Bibcode:2006MPBu...33...85W. 

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