1119 Euboea

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1119 Euboea[1]
Discovery
Discovered by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Discovery date 27 October 1927
Designations
MPC designation (1119) Euboea
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 88.15 yr (32198 days)
Aphelion|Aphelion 3.0173 AU (451.38 Gm)
Perihelion|Perihelion 2.2050 AU (329.86 Gm)
2.6111 AU (390.62 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.15555
4.22 yr (1541.1 d)
96.887°
0° 14m 0.924s / day
Inclination 7.8576°
57.3798°
230.217°
Earth MOID 1.19817 AU (179.244 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.14655 AU (321.119 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.379
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
15.745±2.4 km
11.41 h (0.475 d)
0.0590±0.023
11.3

1119 Euboea is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth on October 27, 1927, at Heidelberg, Germany, its provisional designation was 1927 UB. It was named for Euboea, or Negropont, the largest island of Greece in the Aegean,[2] the asteroid is 31½ kilometers in diameter and completes one revolution around the Sun in about 4 years.[1]

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2007 show a rotation period of 11.41 ± 0.201 hours with a brightness variation of 0.5 ± 0.02 magnitude.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 
  3. ^ Torno, Steven; Lemke Oliver, Robert; Ditteon, Richard (June 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory - October 2007", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 35 (2): 54–55, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35...54T. 

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