1040 Klumpkea

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1040 Klumpkea
Discovery
Discovered by Benjamin Jekhowsky[1]
Discovery date 20 January 1925[1]
Designations
MPC designation (1040) Klumpkea[1]
1925 BD[1]
main-belt, Tirela
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 91.22 yr (33318 days)
Aphelion 3.7122 AU (555.34 Gm)
Perihelion 2.5133 AU (375.98 Gm)
3.1127 AU (465.65 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.19258
5.49 yr (2005.9 d)
256.41°
0° 10m 46.092s / day
Inclination 16.689°
280.19°
158.06°
Earth MOID 1.53498 AU (229.630 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.56033 AU (233.422 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.126
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
17.5 km
59.2 h (2.47 d)
0.0630±0.019
10.3

1040 Klumpkea is an asteroid. It was discovered by Russian-French astronomer Benjamin Jekhowsky on January 20, 1925. Its provisional designation was 1925 BD. It was named after Dorothea Klumpke Roberts.[1] It is a member of the Tirela family of asteroids.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 
  2. ^ "1040 Klumpkea (1925 BD)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Small Bodies Data Ferret". Nesvorny HCM Asteroid Families V3.0. Retrieved 20 December 2017. 

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