737 Arequipa

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737 Arequipa
Discovery
Discovered by Joel Hastings Metcalf
Discovery site Winchester, Massachusetts
Discovery date 7 December 1912
Designations
1912 QB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 100.96 yr (36874 d)
Aphelion 3.2248 AU (482.42 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9562 AU (292.64 Gm)
2.5905 AU (387.53 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.24485
4.17 yr (1522.9 d)
24.8306°
0° 14m 11.004s / day
Inclination 12.368°
184.672°
134.348°
Earth MOID 0.965464 AU (144.4314 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.22459 AU (332.794 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.345
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
22.035±0.7 km
7.0259 h (0.29275 d)
0.2723±0.018
8.81

737 Arequipa is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was named after the Peruvian city of Arequipa, where Harvard's Boyden Observatory was located prior to 1927.

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