2151 Hadwiger

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Hadwiger
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Wild, P.
Discovery site Zimmerwald
Discovery date November 3, 1977
Designations
MPC designation 2151
Named after
Hugo Hadwiger
1977 VX
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.7074061
Perihelion 2.4146485
Eccentricity 0.0571563
1496.9928532
82.04988
Inclination 15.46694
28.07914
84.93343
Physical characteristics
2.29 ± 0.01 h[1]
11.1

2151 Hadwiger (1977 VX) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 3, 1977 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald. It is named after Swiss mathematician Hugo Hadwiger.[2] 2151 Hadwiger is a member of the Maria family of asteroids.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alvarez-Candal, Alvaro et al. (December 2004), "Rotational lightcurves of asteroids belonging to families", Icarus 172 (2): 388–401, Bibcode:2004Icar..172..388A, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.06.008. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D., Dictionary of minor planet names, Springer, 2003, p. 174, ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3 .

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