618 Elfriede

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618 Elfriede
Discovery
Discovered by K. Lohnert
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date October 17, 1906
Designations
1906 VZ
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 20, 1999 (JDCT 2451471.5)
Aphelion 3.444 AU
Perihelion 2.929 AU
3.186 AU
Eccentricity 0.081
5.688 a
160.361°
Inclination 17.016°
111.284°
228.888°

618 Elfriede is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. On July 24, 2013, it occulted the magnitude 12.8 star 2UCAC 23949304, over parts of Mexico and southwestern United States.[1]

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2008 show a rotation period of 14.85 ± 0.01 hours with a brightness variation of 0.12 ± 0.02 magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asteroid Occultation - (618) Elfriede
  2. ^ Carbo, Landy et al. (July 2009), Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory and Oakley Observatory: 2008 September and October, Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 36 (3): 91–94, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36...91C. 

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