677 Aaltje

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677 Aaltje
Discovery
Discovered by August Kopff
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date January 18, 1909
Designations
1909 FR
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.095 AU
Perihelion 2.814 AU
2.955 AU
Eccentricity 0.048
5.079 a
288.078°
Inclination 8.482°
272.951°
281.536°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 29 km[1]
16.608 hr[1]
Albedo 0.2794[1]
9.5[1]

677 Aaltje is a main-belt minor planet orbiting the Sun, discovered by August Kopff at Heidelberg on January 18, 1909. It has a geometric albedo of 0.2794 and a rotation period of 16.608 hours.

It is named after the Dutch singer Aaltje Noordewier-Reddingius.

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