1168 Brandia

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1168 Brandia [1]
Discovery
Discovered by Delporte, E.
Discovery date 25 August 1930
Designations
MPC designation (1168) Brandia
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 81.23 yr (29668 days)
Aphelion 3.1095805 AU (465.18662 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9936925 AU (298.25215 Gm)
2.5516365 AU (381.71939 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.2186612
4.08 yr (1488.8 d)
23.705064°
0° 14m 30.519s / day
Inclination 12.733836°
218.65368°
122.98024°
Earth MOID 1.01814 AU (152.312 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.4526 AU (366.90 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.372
Physical characteristics
Dimensions diameter 10.61 km
Mean radius
5.305±0.35 km
11.444 h (0.4768 d)
0.1526±0.021
12.53

1168 Brandia is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Approximately 11 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun once every 4 years. It completes one rotation once every 11 hours. It was discovered by Eugène Joseph Delporte at Uccle, Belgium on 25 August 1930. Its provisional designation was 1930 QA.[1]

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