553 Kundry

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553 Kundry
553Kundry (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 553 Kundry based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by M. F. Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 27 December 1904
Designations
1904 PP; 1932 CL;
1957 UB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 111.31 yr (40655 d)
Aphelion 2.4766 AU (370.49 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9843 AU (296.85 Gm)
2.2305 AU (333.68 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.11035
3.33 yr (1216.7 d)
191.00°
0° 17m 45.168s / day
Inclination 5.3899°
72.378°
354.515°
Earth MOID 0.996623 AU (149.0927 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.77181 AU (414.657 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.629
Physical characteristics
12.605 h (0.5252 d)
12.1

553 Kundry is an S-type asteroid[1] belonging to the Flora family in the Main Belt. Its rotation period is 12.605 hours[2].

Like a number of asteroids discovered by Max Wolf around this time, it is named after a female character in opera, in this case Richard Wagner's Parsifal.

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