1225 Ariane

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Ariane
Discovery
Discovered by Van Gent, H.
Discovery site Johannesburg (LS)
Discovery date April 23, 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1225
1930 HK
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.3995985
Perihelion 2.0663769
Eccentricity 0.0746134
1218.7872809
225.68601
Inclination 3.07730
12.44377
101.19553
Physical characteristics
12.1

1225 Ariane (1930 HK) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 23, 1930 by Hendrik van Gent at Johannesburg (LS).[1]

Photometric observations made in 2003 at the Carbuncle Hill Observatory near Providence, Rhode Island give a synodic rotation period of 5.529 ± 0.002 hours. The light curve shows a brightness variation of 0.40 ± 0.02 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pray, Donald P. (March 2004), "Lightcurve analysis of asteroids 1225, 1301, 2134, 2741, and 3974", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 31 (1): 6–8, Bibcode:2004MPBu...31....6P. 

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