788 Hohensteina

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788 Hohensteina
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Franz Kaiser
Discovery site Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory
Discovery date April 4, 1914
Designations
MPC designation 788
Named after
Hohenstein
1914 UR
Minor planet category Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.5259 AU
Perihelion 2.743 AU
3.13443 AU
Eccentricity 0.124882
2026.92 days (5.55 years)
33.877°
Inclination 14.288°
178.002°
48.392°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 103.68 kilometres (64.42 mi) ± 3.4 kilometres (2.1 mi)
Mean diameter[4]
37.176 ± 0.004 hours [5]
Albedo 0.0787 ± 0.005 [4]
Spectral type
C [6]
8.3 [7]

788 Hohensteina is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 4, 1914, by Franz Kaiser at Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory.[1] Named for castle Hohenstein located in the Taunus mountains.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved December 21, 2008. 
  2. ^ "788 Hohensteina (1914 UR)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 26, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(788) Hohensteina". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 21, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b Tedesco et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 21 January 2009. Retrieved December 26, 2008. [dead link]
  5. ^ Oey et al. (2008). "Lightcurve Analysis of 788 Hohensteina". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 148. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..148O. 
  6. ^ Neese (2005). "Asteroid Taxonomy". EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V5.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 21 January 2009. Retrieved December 26, 2008. [dead link]
  7. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved December 26, 2008. [dead link]
  8. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 74. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2008-12-27.