1053 Vigdis

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1053 Vigdis
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf[1]
Discovery date 16 November 1925[1]
Designations
MPC designation (1053) Vigdis[1]
1925 WA[1]
Main-belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 90.41 yr (33024 days)
Aphelion 2.8665 AU (428.82 Gm)
Perihelion 2.3643 AU (353.69 Gm)
2.6154 AU (391.26 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.096008
4.23 yr (1544.9 d)
140.09°
0° 13m 58.872s / day
Inclination 8.3408°
17.592°
42.687°
Earth MOID 1.38171 AU (206.701 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.44481 AU (365.738 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.386
Physical characteristics
12.3

1053 Vigdis is an asteroid. It was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on November 16, 1925. Its provisional designation was 1925 WA. It is not known what the name refers to.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1 (5th ed.). Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  2. ^ "1053 Vigdis (1925 WA)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 

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