1065 Amundsenia

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1065 Amundsenia
Discovery
Discovered by Sergei Ivanovich Belyavsky
Discovery date 4 August 1926
Designations
MPC designation (1065) Amundsenia
Named after
Roald Amundsen
1926 PD
Mars-crosser asteroid[1]
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 32735 days (89.62 yr)
Aphelion 3.06257 AU (458.154 Gm)
Perihelion 1.6617220 AU (248.59007 Gm)
2.362147 AU (353.3722 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.2965204
3.63 yr (1326.0 d)
235.83789°
0.27148370°/day
Inclination 8.3633388°
330.3569396°
353.5341979°
Earth MOID 0.648055 AU (96.9476 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.27559 AU (340.423 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 11–24 km
7.7594 h (0.32331 d)[1]
S[1]
12.0[1]

1065 Amundsenia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 PD. It is now named after Roald Amundsen. It has a diameter of roughly 11–24 kilometres and is one of the 10 largest Mars-crossing asteroids.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1065 Amundsenia (1926 PD)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 

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