1106 Cydonia

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1106 Cydonia[1]
Discovery
Discovered by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg (024)
Discovery date 5 February 1929
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 87.15 yr (31833 days)
Aphelion 2.9243752 AU (437.48030 Gm)
Perihelion 2.2673946 AU (339.19740 Gm)
2.5958849 AU (388.33885 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1265427
4.18 yr (1527.7 d)
289.83430°
0° 14m 8.357s / day
Inclination 13.069987°
328.29714°
230.54527°
Earth MOID 1.29085 AU (193.108 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.1311 AU (318.81 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.369
Physical characteristics
11.7

1106 Cydonia /sˈdniə/ is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth on February 5, 1929, at Heidelberg, Germany. Its provisional designation was 1929 CW. It was named after a type of tree, the quince, belonging to the apple family.[2]

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