1050 Meta

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1050 Meta
Discovery
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth[1]
Discovery date 14 September 1925[1]
Designations
MPC designation (1050) Meta[1]
1925 RC[1]
Main-belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 107.54 yr (39280 days)
Aphelion 3.0886 AU (462.05 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1653 AU (323.92 Gm)
2.6270 AU (392.99 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.17574
4.26 yr (1555.2 d)
94.667°
0° 13m 53.328s / day
Inclination 12.514°
342.43°
65.856°
Earth MOID 1.20582 AU (180.388 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.46347 AU (368.530 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.346
Physical characteristics
6.142 h (0.2559 d)
12.2

1050 Meta is an asteroid. It was discovered by German astronomer Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth on September 14, 1925. Its provisional designation was 1925 RC. It is not known what the name refer to.[1] It is a member of the Eunomia family

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  2. ^ "1050 Meta (1925 RC)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 

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