226 Weringia

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226 Weringia
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 19 July 1882
Designations
MPC designation (226) Weringia
Named after
Währing
A912 CC
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 133.57 yr (48786 d)
Aphelion 3.26370 AU (488.243 Gm)
Perihelion 2.16153 AU (323.360 Gm)
2.71261 AU (405.801 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.20316
4.47 yr (1631.9 d)
18.09 km/s
14.8722°
0° 13m 14.189s / day
Inclination 15.9657°
134.970°
154.117°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 33.83±1.5 km
11.147 h (0.4645 d)
0.2035±0.020
Temperature unknown
unknown
9.9

226 Weringia is a typical main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on 19 July 1882, and was named after Währing, part of Vienna, the city where the asteroid was discovered. Photometric observations during 2008 showed a rotation period of 11.1496 ± 0.0009 hours and a brightness variation of 0.20 ± 0.02 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "226 Weringia". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Oey, Julian (October 2009), "Lightcurve Analysis of Asteroids from Leura and Kingsgrove Observatory in the Second Half of 2008", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 36 (4): 162–164, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36..162O 

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