226 Weringia

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226 Weringia
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date July 19, 1882
Designations
Named after
Währing
A912 CC
Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 488.585 Gm (3.266 AU)
Perihelion 322.451 Gm (2.155 AU)
405.518 Gm (2.711 AU)
Eccentricity 0.205
1630.109 d (4.46 a)
18.09 km/s
169.798°
Inclination 15.924°
135.188°
152.672°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 34.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
11.1 h
Albedo 0.195
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
unknown
9.7

226 Weringia is a typical main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on July 19, 1882 and was named after Währing, part of Vienna, the city where the asteroid was discovered. Photometric observations during 2008 showed a rotation period of 11.1496 ± 0.0009 hours and a brightness variation of 0.20 ± 0.02 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oey, Julian (October 2009), "Lightcurve Analysis of Asteroids from Leura and Kingsgrove Observatory in the Second Half of 2008", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 36 (4): 162–164, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36..162O 

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