3682 Welther

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3682 Welther
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory
Discovery date July 12, 1923
Designations
MPC designation 3682
A923 NB
Minor planet category main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.6418 AU
Perihelion 1.8651 AU
2.75346 AU
Eccentricity 0.322638
1668.85 days (4.57 years)
197.049°
Inclination 13.569°
255.66°
113.79°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 19.32 kilometres (12.00 mi) ± 0.7 kilometres (0.43 mi)
Mean diameter[3]
3.597 ± 0.001 hours [4]
Albedo 0.1189 ± 0.009 [3]
11.5 [5]

3682 Welther (A923 NB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 12, 1923 by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "(3682) Welther". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b Tedesco et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Retrieved January 8, 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ Székely et al.; Kiss, L; Szabo, G; Sarneczky, K; Csak, B; Varadi, M; Meszaros, S (2005). "CCD photometry of 23 minor planets" (abstact). Planetary and Space Science 53 (9): 925–936. arXiv:astro-ph/0504462. Bibcode:2005P&SS...53..925S. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2005.04.006.  web preprint
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved January 8, 2009. [dead link]

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