947 Monterosa

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947 Monterosa
Discovered by A. Schwassmann
Discovery site Bergedorf
Discovery date February 8, 1921
Alternative names 1921 JD
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.439 AU
Perihelion 2.063 AU
Semi-major axis 2.751 AU
Eccentricity 0.250
Orbital period 4.562 a
Mean anomaly 276.955°
Inclination 6.707°
Longitude of ascending node 48.394°
Argument of perihelion 338.559°

947 Monterosa is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

Observations performed at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado in during 2007 produced a light curve with a period of 5.164 ± 0.001 hours with a brightness range of 0.23 ± 0.02 in magnitude. This differs from a period of 2.376 hours reported in 2007.[1]


  1. ^ Warner, Brian D. (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...72W. 

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