1013 Tombecka

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1013 Tombecka
Discovery [1]
Discovered by B. Jekhovsky
Discovery site Algiers Observatory
Discovery date 17 January 1924
Designations
MPC designation 1013 Tombecka
Named after
D. Tombeck[2]
1924 PQ · 1953 TP3
1962 VK · A905 UG
A907 GW
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 27 June 2015 (JD 2457200.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 109.88 yr (40,135 days)
Aphelion 3.2427 AU
Perihelion 2.1250 AU
2.6838 AU
Eccentricity 0.2082
4.40 yr (1,605.9 days)
275.67°
Inclination 11.899°
27.252°
100.06°
Earth MOID 1.1776 AU
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 35.18 ± 2.24 km[3]
Mass (0.17±1.43)×1018 kg[3]
6.053 h
0.1552
B–V = 0.755
U–B = 0.370
Tholen = XSC
Xk[3]
10.12

1013 Tombecka is a main-belt asteroid about 35 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by Russian–French astronomer Benjamin Jekhowsky at Algiers Observatory, Algeria, on January 17, 1924, and assigned a provisional designation of 1924 PQ.[1] It was named in honor of secretary of the Faculty of Sciences of Paris, D. Tombeck.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1013 Tombecka (1924 PQ)" (2015-09-13 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1013) Tombecka. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 87. ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7. Retrieved October 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.

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