1038 Tuckia

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1038 Tuckia
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf[1]
Discovery date November 24, 1924[1]
Designations
MPC designation 1038 Tuckia[1]
1924 TK[1]
Main-belt asteroid

1038 Tuckia is an asteroid. It was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on November 24, 1924. Its provisional designation was 1924 TK. It was named after Edward Tuck and his wife.[1] It makes 3 orbits for every 2 orbits Jupiter makes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3.