1230 Riceia

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Riceia
Discovery
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 9 October 1931
Designations
MPC designation (1230) Riceia
1931 TX1
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 84.50 yr (30863 days)
Aphelion 3.0333479 AU (453.78239 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1123501 AU (316.00308 Gm)
2.572849 AU (384.8927 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1789840
4.13 yr (1507.4 d)
193.27068°
0° 14m 19.776s / day
Inclination 10.51348°
200.54984°
185.19915°
Earth MOID 1.11512 AU (166.820 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.41518 AU (361.306 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.383
Physical characteristics
6.67317 h (0.278049 d)
12.9,[2] 13.0[1]

1230 Riceia (1931 TX1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 9, 1931, by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.[2]

It was later named after Hugh Rice, amateur astronomer of New York and director of the Museum of Natural Sciences.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1230 Riceia (1931 TX1)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Retrieved July 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. p. 100. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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