428 Monachia

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428 Monachia
Discovery
Discovered by Walther Villiger
Discovery date 18 November 1897
Designations
MPC designation (428) Monachia
Named after
Munich
1897 DK; 1946 UL;
1949 OE; 1953 TN3;
1974 XU
Main belt (Flora family)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 117.50 yr (42917 d)
Aphelion 2.72087 AU (407.036 Gm)
Perihelion 1.89497 AU (283.483 Gm)
2.30792 AU (345.260 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.17893
3.51 yr (1280.6 d)
327.639°
0° 16m 51.989s / day
Inclination 6.19903°
17.6267°
15.4466°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 17.65±1.3 km[1]
18 km[2]
3.6342 ± 0.0002 h (0.1514250 ± 8.3×10−6 d)[3]
0.1142±0.018,[1] 0.114[2]
12.0

428 Monachia is an asteroid orbiting within the Flora family in the Main Belt.[3]

It was discovered by Walther Villiger on 18 November 1897 in Munich, Germany. It was his only asteroid discovery. The asteroid's name comes from the Latin name for Munich.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "428 Monachia (1897 DK)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey Archived June 23, 2006, at Archive.is
  3. ^ a b Kryszczynska, A.; et al. (October 2012). "Do Slivan states exist in the Flora family?. I. Photometric survey of the Flora region". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 546: 51. Bibcode:2012A&A...546A..72K. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201219199. A72. 
  4. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel (2011). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2006–2008 ed.). Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-01966-1. 

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