1174 Marmara

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1174 Marmara
Discovery [1]
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg Obs.
Discovery date 17 October 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1174 Marmara
Named after
Sea of Marmara[2]
1930 UC
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 85.50 yr (31229 days)
Aphelion 3.3619 AU (502.93 Gm)
Perihelion 2.6868 AU (401.94 Gm)
3.0243 AU (452.43 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.11161
5.26 yr (1921.1 d)
153.39°
0° 11m 14.64s / day
Inclination 10.091°
1.0322°
351.35°
Earth MOID 1.68118 AU (251.501 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.06422 AU (308.803 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.212
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 16.21 km
Mean radius
8.105±0.8 km
12 h (0.50 d)
0.1065±0.025
11.4

1174 Marmara, provisional designation 1930 UC, is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 17, 1930, by astronomer Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg Observatory, Germany. It measures about 16 kilometer in diameter.[1]

The asteroid was named by the discoverer after the Sea of Marmara, which lies in between the Black Sea and the Aegean Sea, connected by the Bosporus and the Dardanelles straits, respectively.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1174 Marmara (1930 UC)" (2015-09-14 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1174) Marmara. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 99. ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 

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