1056 Azalea

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1056 Azalea
1056Azalea (Lightcurve Inversion).png
Light curve-based 3D-model of 1056 Azalea
Discovery [1]
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg Obs.
Discovery date 31 January 1924
Designations
MPC designation (1056) Azalea
Named after
Azalea[2]
1924 QD · 1925 NA
1929 WX
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 92.01 yr (33608 days)
Aphelion 2.6277 AU (393.10 Gm)
Perihelion 1.8314 AU (273.97 Gm)
2.2296 AU (333.54 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.17860
3.33 yr (1216.0 d)
107.82°
0° 17m 45.816s / day
Inclination 5.4271°
104.18°
212.44°
Earth MOID 0.819808 AU (122.6415 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.64355 AU (395.469 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.616
Physical characteristics
11.893 h (0.4955 d)
0.10?[citation needed]
Temperature ~ 186 K[citation needed]
SMASS = S
11.7

1056 Azalea, provisional designation 1924 QD, is a stony S-type asteroid of the main belt. It was discovered by Karl Reinmuth on January 31, 1924 at Heidelberg Observatory, Germany.[1]

The asteroid is named after the Azalea genus of flowering shrubs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1056 Azalea (1924 QD)" (2015-09-14 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1056) Azalea. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 90. ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 

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