|Discovered by||J. Palisa|
151 Abundantia is a stony main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on November 1, 1875, from the Austrian Naval Observatory in Pula. The name was chosen by Edmund Weiss of the Vienna Observatory; although the name refers to Abundantia, a Roman goddess of luck, it was also chosen to celebrate the increasing numbers of asteroids that were being discovered in the 1870s.
Information from A. Harris as of March 1, 2001: 151 Abundantia is an S class (stony) asteroid with a diameter of 45.37 km and H = 9.24 .1728 and albedo of 0.03.
The light curve collected over 6 nights from 2/16/2002 to 3/10/2002 confirmed the rotational period to be 19.718h.
Data from 2001 shows a diameter of 45.37 km.
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