10244 Thüringer Wald

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10244 Thüringer Wald
Discovery[1][2]
Discovered by C. J. van Houten
I. van Houten-Groeneveld
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date 26 September 1960
Designations
MPC designation (10244) Thüringer Wald
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 20014 days (54.80 yr)
Aphelion 2.6492160 AU (396.31707 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1589855 AU (322.97963 Gm)
2.4041008 AU (359.64836 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1019571
3.73 yr (1361.5 d)
258.27647°
0° 15m 51.87s / day
Inclination 7.473835°
28.161098°
27.973565°
Earth MOID 1.17179 AU (175.297 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.66818 AU (399.154 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.505
Proper orbital elements[1]
Precession of perihelion
2013-May-11.72611873 arcsec / yr
Physical characteristics
14.6

10244 Thüringer Wald is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1362.7556828 days (3.73 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on September 26, 1960. It is named after the Thuringian Forest, a mountain range in Germany.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "10244 Thuringer Wald (4668 P-L)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2012). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (6th ed.). Springer Science & Business Media. p. 728. ISBN 9783642297182. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 

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