1079 Mimosa

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1079 Mimosa
Discovery
Discovered by George Van Biesbroeck
Discovery date 14 January 1927
Designations
MPC designation (1079) Mimosa
1927 AD
main-belt · (outer)
Meliboea[1]
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 32571 days (89.17 yr)
Aphelion|Aphelion 3.01260 AU (450.679 Gm)
Perihelion|Perihelion 2.7332127 AU (408.88280 Gm)
2.87290 AU (429.780 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0486238
4.87 yr (1778.6 d)
131.25457°
0.2024055°/day
Inclination 1.1765923°
329.3777651°
106.8441574°
Earth MOID 1.7479 AU (261.48 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.11617 AU (316.575 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 23 km
Mean radius
10.35 km
64.6 h (2.69 d)
0.1367 ± 0.044
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1079 Mimosa is a minor planet, named after the Mimosa genus of shrubs, that is orbiting the Sun and discovered on January 14, 1927 by George Van Biesbroeck. Its initial designation was 1927 AD, it is a member of the Karin family.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Small Bodies Data Ferret". Nesvorny HCM Asteroid Families V3.0. Retrieved 2 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1079 Mimosa (1927 AD)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 

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