648 Pippa

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648 Pippa
Discovery
Discovered by August Kopff
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date September 11, 1907
Designations
1907 AE
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.830 AU
Perihelion 2.600 AU
3.215 AU
Eccentricity 0.191
5.764 a
8.834°
Inclination 9.772°
291.735°
172.976°

648 Pippa is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Photometric measurements made from the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory during 2012 gave a light curve with a period of 9.263 ± 0.001 hours and a variation in brightness of 0.31 ± 0.03 in magnitude. This is inconsistent with a period estimate of 5.2 ± 0.3 made in 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moravec, Patricia; Cochren, Joseph; Gerhardt, Michael; et al. (October 2012), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory: 2012 January-April", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 39 (4): 213–216, Bibcode:2012MPBu...39..213M. 

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