164589 La Sagra

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164589 La Sagra
Discovered by La Sagra Obs.
Discovery site La Sagra Obs.
Discovery date 11 August 2007
MPC designation (164589) La Sagra
2007 PC11
Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[2][3]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 8496 days (23.26 yr)
Aphelion 2.9820 AU (446.10 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9029 AU (284.67 Gm)
2.44245 AU (365.385 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.22091
3.82 yr (1394.2 d)
Inclination 1.3394°
Physical characteristics

164589 La Sagra is a small asteroid of the asteroid belt whose name was accepted by the International Astronomical Union at the suggestion of a group of researchers from the Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca.

It was discovered on August 11, 2007 from the Observatorio Astronómico de La Sagra (Granada),[1] being the first asteroid found from this center to become numbered. Takes its name from the mountain La Sagra, on whose north hillside the observatory is located.

Placed between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, at an average distance of 2.44 astronomical units from the Sun, it has an orbital period of 1395.9 days (3.82 years).


  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (160001)-(165000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 30, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "164589 La Sagra (2007 PC11)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 30, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(164589) LaSagra". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 30, 2008. 

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