2145 Blaauw

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Blaauw
Discovery and designation
Discovered by R. M. West
Discovery site La Silla
Discovery date October 24, 1976
Designations
MPC designation 2145
Named after
Adriaan Blaauw
1976 UF
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.5206050
Perihelion 2.9338936
Eccentricity 0.0908996
2117.6159174
93.48418
Inclination 15.02657
264.54876
279.26005
Physical characteristics
0.0869
10.60

2145 Blaauw (1976 UF) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on October 24, 1976 by Richard Martin West at La Silla. Photometric measurements made from the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory during 2012 gave a light curve with a period of 12.141 ± 0.003 hours and a variation in brightness of 0.18 ± 0.03 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moravec, Patricia; Cochren, Joseph; Gerhardt, Michael et al. (October 2012), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory: 2012 January-April", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 39 (4): 213–216, Bibcode:2012MPBu...39..213M. 

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