1163 Saga

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1163 Saga [1]
Discovery
Discovered by Reinmuth, K.
Discovery date 20 January 1930
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 86.28 yr (31513 days)
Aphelion 3.3673698 AU (503.75135 Gm)
Perihelion 3.0661378 AU (458.68769 Gm)
3.2167538 AU (481.21952 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0468224
5.77 yr (2107.3 d)
168.81536°
0° 10m 15.007s / day
Inclination 9.025264°
127.80306°
197.82007°
Earth MOID 2.05421 AU (307.305 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.8713 AU (279.94 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.169
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
14.555±0.85 km
9.365 h (0.3902 d)
0.1200±0.015
10.7

1163 Saga is an outer main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Approximately 29 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun once every 6 years. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg, Germany on January 20, 1930. Its provisional designation was 1930 BA.[1][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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