761 Brendelia

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761 Brendelia
Discovered by Franz Kaiser
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date September 8, 1913
1913 SO
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.045 AU
Perihelion 2.682 AU
2.864 AU
Eccentricity 0.063
4.846 a
Inclination 2.163°

761 Brendelia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer Franz Kaiser on September 8, 1913, and named after Otto Rudolf Martin Brendel.

This is a member of the dynamic Koronis family of asteroids that most likely formed as the result of a collisional breakup of a parent body.[2]


  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "761 Brendelia", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  2. ^ Veeder, G. J. et al. (March 1995), "Eos, Koronis, and Maria family asteroids: Infrared (JHK) photometry", Icarus 114: 186–196, Bibcode:1995Icar..114..186V, doi:10.1006/icar.1995.1053, CiteSeerX: 

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