1128 Astrid

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1128 Astrid
Discovery
Discovered by Delporte, E.
Discovery date 10 March 1929
Designations
MPC designation (1128) Astrid
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 95.88 yr (35021 days)
Aphelion 2.9166707 AU (436.32773 Gm)
Perihelion 2.6556359 AU (397.27748 Gm)
2.7861533 AU (416.80260 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0468450
4.65 yr (1698.7 d)
162.98069°
0° 12m 42.955s / day
Inclination 1.014507°
59.40755°
234.90836°
Earth MOID 1.6394 AU (245.25 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.1606 AU (323.22 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.329
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
17.345±1.05 km
10.228 h (0.4262 d)
0.0770±0.010
10.9

1128 Astrid is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun.Approximately 35 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun once every 5 years. It was discovered by Eugène Joseph Delporte at Uccle, Belgium on March 10, 1929.[1] It was named for H.M. Astrid, Queen of the Belgians. Its provisional designation was 1929 EB.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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