1063 Aquilegia

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1063 Aquilegia
Discovery
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery date 6 December 1925
Designations
MPC designation (1063) Aquilegia
Named after
Aquilegia
1925 XA
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 38418 days (105.18 yr)
Aphelion|Aphelion 2.40553 AU (359.862 Gm)
Perihelion|Perihelion 2.2223771 AU (332.46288 Gm)
2.31396 AU (346.163 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0395764
3.52 yr (1285.7 d)
75.92034°
0.2800088°/day
Inclination 5.9729915°
95.33789°
107.0655641°
Earth MOID 1.2249 AU (183.24 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.56594 AU (383.859 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 17 km
Mean radius
8.875 ± 0.6 km
5.792 h (0.2413 d)
0.1572 ± 0.023
11.38

1063 Aquilegia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 XA, it was later named after a genus of plants of the buttercup family, Aquilegia.[2]

It has a diameter of 17 km.

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