1303 Luthera

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1303 Luthera
Discovery [1]
Discovered by Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann
Discovery site Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory
Discovery date 16 March 1928
Designations
MPC designation 1303
Named after
Karl Theodor Robert Luther
1928 FP
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 87.99 yr (32140 days)
Aphelion 3.5678774 AU (533.74686 Gm)
Perihelion 2.8891744 AU (432.21434 Gm)
3.228526 AU (482.9806 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1051104
5.80 yr (2118.9 d)
130.18142°
0° 10m 11.646s / day
Inclination 19.49118°
72.06236°
100.30621°
Earth MOID 1.96855 AU (294.491 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.67322 AU (250.310 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.089
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 85.45 kilometres (53.10 mi) ± 2.1 kilometres (1.3 mi)
Mean diameter [3]
Mean radius
42.725±1.05 km
5.878 h (0.2449 d)
0.0608±0.003[2][3]
9.0,[4] 9.5 [2]

1303 Luthera (1928 FP) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on March 16, 1928, by Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann at Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "1303 Luthera (1928 FP)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Tedesco; et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 11, 2008. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 

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