1305 Pongola

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1305 Pongola
Discovery [1]
Discovered by Harry Edwin Wood
Discovery site Union Observatory
Discovery date 19 July 1928
Designations
MPC designation (1305) Pongola
Named after
Pongola River
1928 OC
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 89.05 yr (32524 days)
Aphelion 3.2348569 AU (483.92770 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7904527 AU (417.44578 Gm)
3.012655 AU (450.6868 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0737562
5.23 yr (1910.0 d)
13.888745°
0° 11m 18.551s / day
Inclination 2.317417°
62.95781°
146.90467°
Earth MOID 1.78484 AU (267.008 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.72603 AU (258.210 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.244
Physical characteristics
8.03 h (0.335 d)
10.65 [2][3]

1305 Pongola (1928 OC) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 19, 1928, by Harry Edwin Wood at Union 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 29, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "1305 Pongola (1928 OC)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 17, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 

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