1030 Vitja

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1030 Vitja
Discovery
Discovered by Vladimir Aleksandrovich Albitzky[1]
Discovery date 25 May 1924[1]
Designations
MPC designation (1030) Vitja[1]
1924 RQ[1]
Main-belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 91.82 yr (33538 days)
Aphelion|Aphelion 3.5012 AU (523.77 Gm)
Perihelion|Perihelion 2.7361 AU (409.31 Gm)
3.1187 AU (466.55 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.12267
5.51 yr (2011.6 d)
291.26°
0° 10m 44.256s / day
Inclination 14.787°
187.87°
6.7323°
Earth MOID 1.73576 AU (259.666 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.45551 AU (217.741 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.154
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
32.065±1 km
5.7014 h (0.23756 d)
0.0326±0.002
10.3

1030 Vitja is a 75 km main-belt asteroid.[2] It was discovered by Soviet/Russian astronomer Vladimir Aleksandrovich Albitzky on May 25, 1924. Its provisional designation was 1924 RQ, it was named after Viktor Zaslavsky, Russian World War II hero.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1 (5th ed.). Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 
  2. ^ a b "1030 Vitja (1924 RQ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 

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