572 Rebekka

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572 Rebekka
572Rebekka (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 572 Rebekka based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Paul Götz
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 19 September 1905
Designations
MPC designation (572) Rebekka
1905 RB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 109.81 yr (40108 d)
Aphelion 2.7789 AU (415.72 Gm)
Perihelion 2.0213 AU (302.38 Gm)
2.4001 AU (359.05 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.15782
3.72 yr (1358.1 d)
272.796°
0° 15m 54.252s / day
Inclination 10.580°
194.566°
192.111°
Earth MOID 1.02481 AU (153.309 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.67055 AU (399.509 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.486
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
14.815±0.45 km
5.6497 h (0.23540 d)
0.0847±0.005
10.94

572 Rebekka is a minor planet orbiting the Sun, which was discovered on September 19, 1905, by a German astronomer Paul Götz in Heidelberg. It was named after a young lady from Heidelberg.

Observations performed at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado during 2007 produced a light curve with a period of 5.656 ± 0.002 hours with a brightness range of 0.40 ± 0.02 in magnitude. This agrees with the 5.65 hour period measured in 1998.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "572 Rebekka (1905 RB)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Warner, Brian D. (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory", The Minor Planet Bulletin, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...72W. 

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