710 Gertrud

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710 Gertrud
Discovery
Discovered by J. Palisa
Discovery site Vienna
Discovery date February 28, 1911
Designations
1911 LM
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.559 AU
Perihelion 2.697 AU
3.128 AU
Eccentricity 0.138
5.532 a
308.737°
Inclination 1.749°
140.252°
101.362°

710 Gertrud is a Themistian asteroid, which means it is a member of the Themis family of asteroids. It was discovered by Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa on February 28, 1911 from Vienna.

The light curve of 710 Gertrud shows a periodicity of 10.02 ± 0.03 hours, during which time the brightness of the object varies by 0.35 ± 0.04 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "710 Gertrud", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  2. ^ Menke, John et al. (October 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at Menke Observatory", The Minor Planet Bulletin (Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers) 35 (4): 155–160, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..155M 

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