1045 Michela

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1045 Michela
Discovery[1]
Discovered by G. Van Biesbroeck
Discovery site Yerkes Obs.
Discovery date 19 November 1924
Designations
MPC designation (1045) Michela
Named after
Micheline van Biesbroeck
(discoverer's daughter)
1924 TR
main-belt · inner
Massalia[2]
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch J2000
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 62.6 yr (22,863 days)
Aphelion 2.734650 AU
Perihelion 1.984059 AU
2.359355 AU
Eccentricity 0.159066
3.62 yr (756 days)
96.571154°
0° 16m 19.074s / day
Inclination 0.263891°
267.919440°
166.876654°
Physical characteristics
0.328±0.077[1]
SMASS = S[1]
13.1[1]

1045 Michela, provisional designation 1924 TR, is a stony Massalian asteroid from the inner region of the asteroid belt, approximately 6 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 19 November 1924, by Belgian–American astronomer George Van Biesbroeck at the Yerkes Observatory in Wisconsin, United States, who named it after his daughter, Micheline van Biesbroeck.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "1045 Michela (1924 TR)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Small Bodies Data Ferret". Nesvorny HCM Asteroid Families V3.0. Retrieved 10 January 2018. 
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (1992). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volym 1. Berlin: Springer Verlag. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 

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