1142 Aetolia

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1142 Aetolia
Discovery [1]
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg Obs.
Discovery date 24 January 1930
Designations
MPC designation (1142) Aetolia
Named after
Aetolia[2]
1930 BC · 1931 LC
1937 LN · 1937 LU
1942 GF · 1942 GS
1943 PF · 1948 JS
1948 KG · 1954 KJ
1954 MU · 1958 BB
A902 GB · A907 CB
A908 GB
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 114.03 yr (41649 days)
Aphelion 3.4410 AU (514.77 Gm)
Perihelion 2.9258 AU (437.69 Gm)
3.1834 AU (476.23 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.080921
5.68 yr (2074.6 d)
21.030°
0° 10m 24.708s / day
Inclination 2.1097°
139.34°
96.265°
Earth MOID 1.91496 AU (286.474 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.54952 AU (231.805 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.193
Physical characteristics
10.730 h (0.4471 d)
10.2

1142 Aetolia, provisional designation 1930 BC, is an asteroid on the main belt, which was discovered by Karl Reinmuth on January 24, 1930, at Heidelberg Observatory, Germany. It orbits once every 5.68 years.[1]

It is named after the Greek region Aetolia, north of the Gulf of Patras.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1142 Aetolia (1930 BC)" (2015-08-02 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1142) Aetolia. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 97. ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 

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