1307 Cimmeria

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1307 Cimmeria
Discovery [1]
Discovered by G. Neujmin
Discovery site Simeiz Observatory
Discovery date 17 October 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1307 Cimmeria
Named after
Cimmerians[2]
1930 UF · 1933 QF1
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 27 June 2015 (JD 2457200.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 84.94 yr (31,024 days)
Aphelion 2.4671 AU
Perihelion 2.0332 AU
2.2502 AU
Eccentricity 0.0964
3.38 yr (1232.9 days)
342.23°
Inclination 3.9483°
233.91°
207.27°
Earth MOID 1.0503 AU
Physical characteristics
2.820 h
B–V = 0.876
U–B = 0.550
Tholen = S
12.25[3]

1307 Cimmeria, provisional designation 1930 UF, is a stony main-belt asteroid, discovered by Russian astronomer Grigory Neujmin at the Crimean Simeiz Observatory on October 17, 1930.[1]

The asteroid is named after the Cimmerians, ancient inhabitants of the Crimea peninsula expelled by the Scythians in the 7th century B.C.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1307 Cimmeria (1930 UF)" (2015-09-26 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1307) Cimmeria. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 107. ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7. Retrieved October 2015. 
  3. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 

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