2741 Valdivia

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Valdivia
Discovery
Discovered by C. Torres
Discovery site Cerro El Roble
Discovery date 1 December 1975
Designations
MPC designation 2741
Named after
Pedro de Valdivia
1975 XG
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 81.05 yr (29602 days)
Aphelion 3.0821588 AU (461.08439 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1349714 AU (319.38718 Gm)
2.608565 AU (390.2358 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1815533
4.21 yr (1538.9 d)
2.107562°
0° 14m 2.178s / day
Inclination 10.28875°
151.13040°
91.37990°
Earth MOID 1.15162 AU (172.280 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.02525 AU (302.973 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.365
Physical characteristics
4.096 h (0.1707 d)
11.9

2741 Valdivia (1975 XG) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 1, 1975 by Carlos Torres at Cerro El Roble. Photometric observations made in 2003 at the Carbuncle Hill Observatory near Providence, Rhode Island give a synodic rotation period of 4.096 ± 0.001 hours. The light curve shows a brightness variation of 0.40 ± 0.03 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2741 Valdivia (1975 XG)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Pray, Donald P. (March 2004), "Lightcurve analysis of asteroids 1225, 1301, 2134, 2741, and 3974", The Minor Planet Bulletin 31 (1), pp. 6–8, Bibcode:2004MPBu...31....6P. 

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