A three-dimensional model of 340 Eduarda based on its light curve.
|Discovered by||Max Wolf|
|Discovery date||September 25, 1892|
|Heinrich Eduard von Lade|
|Minor planet category||Main belt|
|Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)|
|Aphelion||458.835 Gm (3.067 AU)|
|Perihelion||362.429 Gm (2.423 AU)|
|410.632 Gm (2.745 AU)|
|1661.042 d (4.55 a)|
Average orbital speed
340 Eduarda is a main belt asteroid that was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on September 25, 1892 in Heidelberg. It was named after German banker and amateur astronomer Heinrich Eduard von Lade.
Photometric observations of this asteroid at the Oakley Observatory in Terre Haute, Indiana during 2006 gave a light curve with a period of 8.04 ± 0.02 hours and a brightness variation of 0.25 ± 0.03 in magnitude.
- Yeomans, Donald K., 164 Eva, JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 2013-04-07.
- Numbered Minor Planets 1–5000, Discovery Circumstances (IAU Minor Planet center), retrieved 2013-04-07.
- Ditteon, Richard; Hawkins, Scot (September 2007), Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Observatory - October-November 2006, Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 34 (3): 59–64, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...59D.
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