2741 Valdivia

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Valdivia
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. Torres
Discovery site Cerro El Roble
Discovery date December 1, 1975
Designations
MPC designation 2741
Named after
Pedro de Valdivia
1975 XG
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.0889944
Perihelion 2.1246060
Eccentricity 0.1849755
1537.3050777
66.59218
Inclination 10.28002
151.21495
91.52576
Physical characteristics
12.0

2741 Valdivia (1975 XG) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 1, 1975 by Carlos Torres at Cerro El Roble. Photometric observations made in 2003 at the Carbuncle Hill Observatory near Providence, Rhode Island give a synodic rotation period of 4.096 ± 0.001 hours. The light curve shows a brightness variation of 0.40 ± 0.03 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pray, Donald P. (March 2004), "Lightcurve analysis of asteroids 1225, 1301, 2134, 2741, and 3974", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 31 (1): 6–8, Bibcode:2004MPBu...31....6P. 

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