782 Montefiore

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782 Montefiore
Discovery
Discovered by J. Palisa
Discovery site Vienna
Discovery date 18 March 1914
Designations
1914 UK
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 100.50 yr (36708 d)
Aphelion 2.2639 AU (338.67 Gm)
Perihelion 2.0953 AU (313.45 Gm)
2.1796 AU (326.06 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.038666
3.22 yr (1175.3 d)
310.813°
0° 18m 22.68s / day
Inclination 5.2605°
80.496°
81.938°
Earth MOID 1.10938 AU (165.961 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.71157 AU (405.645 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.675
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
5.94±0.3 km
4.0728 h (0.16970 d)
0.2919±0.035
11.3

782 Montefiore is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa on March 18, 1914 and named for Clarice Sebag-Montefiore, wife of Alfons von Rothschild of Vienna.

10µ radiometric data collected from Kitt Peak in 1975 gave a diameter estimate of 15 km.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "782 Montefiore", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Morrison, D.; Chapman, C. R. (March 1976), "Radiometric diameters for an additional 22 asteroids", Astrophysical Journal, 204, pp. 934–939, Bibcode:2008mgm..conf.2594S, doi:10.1142/9789812834300_0469. 

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