1759 Kienle

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1759 Kienle
Discovery [1]
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg Obs.
Discovery date 11 September 1942
Designations
MPC designation (1759) Kienle
Named after
Hans Kienle[2]
1942 RF · 1951 YY
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 4 September 2017 (JD 2458000.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 74.55 yr (27,228 days)
Aphelion 3.4827 AU
Perihelion 1.8128 AU
2.6477 AU
Eccentricity 0.3153
4.31 yr (1,574 days)
130.84°
0° 13m 43.68s / day
Inclination 4.5639°
158.80°
206.17°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 7.349±0.144[3]
29.25 h (1.219 d)
0.203±0.013[3]
13.15[1]

1759 Kienle, provisional designation 1942 RF, is an asteroid from the central asteroid belt. It was discovered on 11 September 1942, by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg Observatory, Germany.

Named after astrophysicist Hans Kienle (de) (1895–1975), known for his work on spectrophotometry and director of several German observatories, including the discovery site, Heidelberg. Kienle was also president of IAU Commission 36.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1759 Kienle (1942 RF)" (2017-03-29 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1759) Kienle. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 140. ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Masiero, Joseph R.; Mainzer, A. K.; Grav, T.; Bauer, J. M.; Cutri, R. M.; Dailey, J.; et al. (November 2011). "Main Belt Asteroids with WISE/NEOWISE. I. Preliminary Albedos and Diameters". The Astrophysical Journal. 741 (2): 20. arXiv:1109.4096Freely accessible. Bibcode:2011ApJ...741...68M. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/741/2/68. Retrieved 14 June 2017. 
  • Binzel, R.P.; Mulholland, J.D. (1983) Icarus 56, 519-533.

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