1306 Scythia

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1306 Scythia
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Grigory Neujmin
Discovery site Simeiz Observatory
Discovery date July 22, 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1306
Named after
Scythia
1930 OB
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.4460811
Perihelion 2.8489605
Eccentricity 0.0948557
2039.6297800
264.42181
Inclination 14.94386
274.43643
136.35308
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 67.14 kilometres (41.72 mi) ± 4.4 kilometres (2.7 mi)
Mean diameter[2]
Albedo 0.0512 ± 0.007 [2]
9.71 [3]

1306 Scythia (1930 OB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 22, 1930, by Grigory Neujmin at Simeiz 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 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. 
  3. ^ 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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