1102 Pepita

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Pepita
1102Pepita (Lightcurve Inversion).png
Lightcurve-based 3D-model of Pepita
Discovery
Discovered by Josep Comas Solà
Discovery site Fabra Observatory
Discovery date 5 November 1928
Designations
MPC designation (1102) Pepita
1928 VA; 1960 WQ; A899 KB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 85.03 yr (31057 days)
Aphelion 3.4165155 AU (511.10344 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7278601 AU (408.08206 Gm)
3.072188 AU (459.5928 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1120790
5.38 yr (1966.8 d)
195.46412°
0° 10m 58.923s / day
Inclination 15.79680°
216.64471°
115.81700°
Earth MOID 1.76263 AU (263.686 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.0343 AU (304.33 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.163
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
19.635±1.05 km
5.1054 h (0.21273 d)
0.1991±0.023
T/B
9.40

1102 Pepita (1928 VA) is a Main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Josep Comas Solà at the Fabra Observatory in Barcelona, Spain, on November 5, 1928.

Its name is the feminine form of Pepito, the discoverer's nickname.[2]

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