768 Struveana

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768 Struveana
Discovery
Discovered byG. N. Neujmin
Discovery siteSimeiz Observatory
Discovery date4 October 1913
Designations
MPC designation(768) Struveana
1913 SZ
main-belt · (outer)
Meliboea[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc85.46 yr (31216 d)
Aphelion3.8037 AU (569.03 Gm)
Perihelion2.4799 AU (370.99 Gm)
3.1418 AU (470.01 Gm)
Eccentricity0.21068
5.57 yr (2034.1 d)
139.156°
0° 10m 37.128s / day
Inclination16.265°
38.908°
16.794°
Physical characteristics
8.76 h (0.365 d)
10.21

768 Struveana is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. The asteroid was named jointly in honor of Baltic German astronomers Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Otto Wilhelm von Struve and Karl Hermann Struve.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Small Bodies Data Ferret". Nesvorny HCM Asteroid Families V3.0. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ "768 Struveana (1913 SZ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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