1041 Asta

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1041 Asta
Discovery
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 22 March 1925
Designations
MPC designation (1925) FA
1938 SJ1, 1949 UQ, 1949 UX, 1951 CQ1, 1956 AT, A906 VA, A917 YB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 109.32 yr (39930 days)
Aphelion 3.5135 AU (525.61 Gm)
Perihelion 2.6443 AU (395.58 Gm)
3.0789 AU (460.60 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.14116
5.40 yr (1973.3 d)
130.8027°
0° 10m 56.777s / day
Inclination 13.9048°
60.0804°
343.7072°
Earth MOID 1.65552 AU (247.662 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.88431 AU (281.889 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.168
Proper orbital elements
0.18277 deg / yr
1969.68868 yr
(719428.79 d)
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
28.635±0.75 km
7.554 h (0.3148 d)
7.554 hours
0.0591±0.003
C
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1041 Asta is a Main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth on March 22, 1925. Its provisional designation was 1925 FA.

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2008 show a rotation period of 7.99 ± 0.02 hours with a brightness variation of 0.22 ± 0.02 magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1041 Asta (1925 FA)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Carbo, Landy; et al. (July 2009), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory and Oakley Observatory: 2008 September and October", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 36 (3): 91–94, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36...91C. 

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