715 Transvaalia

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715 Transvaalia
Discovery
Discovered byH. E. Wood
Discovery siteJohannesburg Obs.
Discovery date22 April 1911
Designations
MPC designation(715) Transvaalia
1911 LX
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc104.91 yr (38318 d)
Aphelion2.9989 AU (448.63 Gm)
Perihelion2.5422 AU (380.31 Gm)
2.7706 AU (414.48 Gm)
Eccentricity0.082430
4.61 yr (1684.4 d)
192.37°
0° 12m 49.392s / day
Inclination13.808°
46.109°
299.865°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
14.275±1.15 km
11.83 h (0.493 d)
0.2606±0.048
10.1

715 Transvaalia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

The object 1911 LX discovered April 22, 1911, by H. E. Wood was named 715 Transvaalia. On April 23, 1920, the object 1920 GZ was discovered and named 933 Susi. In 1928 it was realized that these were one and the same object; the name Transvaalia was kept, and the name and number 933 Susi was reused for the object 1927 CH discovered February 10, 1927, by Karl Reinmuth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "715 Transvaalia (1911 LX)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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