1072 Malva

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1072 Malva
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery date October 4, 1926
Named after
1926 TA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch JD 2445600.5
Perihelion 2.4009904 AU
Eccentricity 0.2414516
Inclination 8.0292609°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 46 km
Albedo 0.15

1072 Malva is a minor planet orbiting the Sun discovered on October 4, 1926, by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth. It is named after the Malva or Mallow genus, although it initially received the designation 1926 TA.

Observations performed at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in during 2007 produced a light curve with a period of 10.080 ± 0.005 hours with a brightness range of 0.17 ± 0.02 in magnitude.[1]

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  1. ^ Warner, Brian D. (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...72W. 

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