1046 Edwin

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1046 Edwin
Orbit of 1046 Edwin.gif
Orbit of 1046 Edwin
Discovery[1][2]
Discovered by George Van Biesbroeck
Discovery site Williams Bay
Discovery date 1 December 1924
Designations
MPC designation 1924 UA
1949 RB, 1949 YL
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 90.09 yr (32907 days)
Aphelion 3.1791 AU (475.59 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7894 AU (417.29 Gm)
2.9843 AU (446.44 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.065293
5.16 yr (1883.0 d)
298.92°
0° 11m 28.248s / day
Inclination 7.8995°
10.751°
48.113°
Earth MOID 1.80633 AU (270.223 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.06947 AU (309.588 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.241
Proper orbital elements[3]
2.98407 AU
0.05114
7.95151°
69.8176 deg / yr
5.15629 yr
(1883.336 d)
Precession of perihelion
75.1652 arcsec / yr
Precession of the ascending node
-70.7681 arcsec / yr
Physical characteristics
5.2906 h (0.22044 d)
5.2906 hours
X
10.6

1046 Edwin is an asteroid that was discovered by Belgian-American astronomer George Van Biesbroeck on December 1, 1924.[1] It was assigned the provisional designation 1924 UA, then named after the discoverer's son, Edwin van Biesbroeck. Photometric observations of this asteroid at the Oakley Observatory in Terre Haute, Indiana during 2006 gave a light curve with a period of 5.30 ± 0.02 hours and a brightness variation of 0.3 ± 0.1 in magnitude.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Numbered Minor Planets 1–5000", Discovery Circumstances, IAU Minor Planet center, retrieved 2013-04-07. 
  2. ^ a b "1046 Edwin (1924 UA)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SPK-ID: 2001046. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "(1046) Edwin". Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ Ditteon, Richard; Hawkins, Scot (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Observatory - October-November 2006", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 34 (3), pp. 59–64, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...59D. 

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