1078 Mentha

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1078 Mentha
Discovery
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery date 7 December 1926
Designations
Named after
Mentha
1926 XB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 33608 days (92.01 yr)
Aphelion 2.58276 AU (386.375 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9563525 AU (292.66617 Gm)
2.269557 AU (339.5209 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1380025
3.42 yr (1248.8 d)
328.92005°
0.2882653°/day
Inclination 7.3711551°
93.8757076°
43.7438235°
Earth MOID 0.977913 AU (146.2937 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.46714 AU (369.079 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 58 km
85 h (3.5 d)
0.15
11.80

1078 Mentha is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 XB. The numerical designation indicates this was the 1078th asteroid discovered.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1078 Mentha (1926 XB)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 

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