829 Academia

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829 Academia
Discovery
Discovered by G. N. Neujmin
Discovery site Simeis
Discovery date August 25, 1916
Designations
1916 ZY
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 2.836 AU
Perihelion 2.325 AU
2.580 AU
Eccentricity 0.099
4.145 a
122.512°
Inclination 8.296°
352.742°
40.619°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 44 km[1]
7.891 ± 0.005 hr[2]
Albedo 0.0484[1]
11.0[1]

829 Academia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. The asteroid is roughly 44 km in diameter and has a low albedo.[1] Photometric measurements of the asteroid made in 2005 at the Palmer Divide Observatory showed a light curve with a period of 7.891 ± 0.005 hours and a brightness variation of 0.44 ± 0.02 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 829 Academia (1916 ZY)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 
  2. ^ a b Warner, Brian D. (September 2005), "Asteroid lightcurve analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory - winter 2004-2005", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 32 (3): 54–58, retrieved 2013-02-03. 

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