1021 Flammario

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1021 Flammario
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date 11 March 1924
Designations
MPC designation (1021) Flammario
1924 RG
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 90.91 yr (33205 days)
Aphelion|Aphelion 3.5174 AU (526.20 Gm)
Perihelion|Perihelion 1.9552 AU (292.49 Gm)
2.7363 AU (409.34 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.28546
4.53 yr (1653.3 d)
240.16°
0° 13m 3.9s / day
Inclination 15.871°
115.44°
287.03°
Earth MOID 1.02909 AU (153.950 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.11761 AU (316.790 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.239
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
49.695±1.15 km,[1] 49.635 ± 1.635 km[2]
Mass (5.14 ± 0.12) × 1018 kg[2]
Mean density
10.03 ± 1.02[2] g/cm3
12.160 h (0.5067 d)
0.0458±0.002
Cb[2]
8.98

1021 Flammario is an asteroid. It was discovered by Max Wolf on March 11, 1924, its provisional designation was 1924 RG. It was named after the celebrated French astronomer Camille Flammarion.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1021 Flammario (1924 RG)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336Freely accessible, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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