1057 Wanda

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1057 Wanda
Discovery
Discovered by Grigory Abramovich Shajn
Discovery date 16 August 1925
Designations
1925 QB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 33079 days (90.57 yr)
Aphelion 3.6098 AU (540.02 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1818 AU (326.39 Gm)
2.8958 AU (433.21 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.24655
4.93 yr (1799.9 d)
105.532°
0.20001°/day
Inclination 3.5158°
258.772°
112.500°
Earth MOID 1.18318 AU (177.001 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.88035 AU (281.296 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 49 km
Mean radius
20.235 ± 1.05 km
28.8 h (1.20 d)
0.0446 ± 0.005
10.96

1057 Wanda is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 QB. Named in the honour of the Polish and Russian writer Wanda Wasilewska.[2] It has a diameter of 49 km.

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2004–2005 show a rotation period of 28.49 ± 0.03 hours with a brightness variation of 0.14 ± 0.02 magnitude.[3]

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  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1057 Wanda (1925 QB)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volym 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  3. ^ Pray, Donald P. (September 2005), "Lightcurve analysis of asteroids 106, 752, 847, 1057, 1630, 1670, 1927 1936, 2426, 2612, 2647, 4087, 5635, 5692, and 6235", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 32 (3): 48–51, Bibcode:2005MPBu...32...48P. 

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