1152 Pawona

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1152 Pawona [1]
Discovery
Discovered by Reinmuth, K.
Discovery date 8 January 1930
Designations
MPC designation (1152) Pawona
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 90.12 yr (32917 days)
Aphelion 2.5273276 AU (378.08283 Gm)
Perihelion 2.325794 AU (347.9338 Gm)
2.4265607 AU (363.00831 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0415267
3.78 yr (1380.7 d)
251.62282°
0° 15m 38.685s / day
Inclination 5.080876°
331.91244°
218.70879°
Earth MOID 1.3281 AU (198.68 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.44525 AU (365.804 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.504
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
7.845±0.5 km
3.4154 h (0.14231 d)
0.2167±0.030
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1152 Pawona is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Approximately 16 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun once every 4 years. It completes one rotation once every 3 hours. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg, Germany on January 8, 1930.[1] It was independently discovered by L. Volta in Pino Torinese on the January 19 and by Grigory Nikolaevich Neujmin at Simeis on January 28. Its name is a combination of the names of astronomers J. Palisa and M. Wolf, in recognition of their cooperation. The asteroid's provisional name was 1930 AD.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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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