3628 Božněmcová

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3628 Božněmcová
Discovery [1]
Discovered by Z. Vávrová
Discovery site Kleť Observatory
Discovery date 25 November 1979
Designations
MPC designation 3628 Boznemcova
Named after
Božena Němcová
1979 WD · 1930 MQ
1962 JP · 1975 XT4
1978 JX · 1979 YB10
1985 CQ2
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 31281 days (85.64 yr)
Aphelion 3.2973 AU (493.27 Gm)
Perihelion 1.7790 AU (266.13 Gm)
2.5381 AU (379.69 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.29911
4.04 yr (1477.0 d)
28.279°
0° 14m 37.5s / day
Inclination 6.8873°
156.74°
187.83°
Earth MOID 0.76968 AU (115.142 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.11409 AU (316.263 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.373
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 7 km[citation needed]
3.335410 h (0.1389754 d)
O-type asteroid (SMASSII)
12.8

3628 Božněmcová, provisionally known as 1979 WD, is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1,477 days (4.04 years).[1] The asteroid was discovered at the Czech Kleť Observatory on November 25, 1979 and named in memory of Božena Němcová (1820–1862), a Czech writer, author of the well-known book The Grandma.[2]

3628 Boznemcová is the best known asteroid of the rare group of O-type asteroids. Its spectra best fits those of the L6 and LL6 ordinary chondrite-type meteorites.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 3628 Boznemcova (1979 WD)" (2015-09-21 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Minor Planet – (3628) Božněmcová". Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2007. p. 305. Retrieved October 2015. 
  3. ^ S. J. Bus and R. P. Binzel, Phase II of the Small Main-belt Asteroid Spectroscopy Survey: A feature-based taxonomy, Icarus, Vol. 158, pp. 146 (2002).

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