906 Repsolda

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906 Repsolda
906 Repsolda orbit on 01 Jan 2009.png
Orbital diagram of Repsolda
Discovery
Discovered byA. Schwassmann
Discovery siteBergedorf
Discovery date30 October 1918
Designations
MPC designation(906) Repsolda
1918 ET
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc100.01 yr (36529 days)
Aphelion3.1427 AU (470.14 Gm)
Perihelion2.6457 AU (395.79 Gm)
2.8942 AU (432.97 Gm)
Eccentricity0.085868
4.92 yr (1798.4 d)
0.00772276°
0° 12m 0.648s / day
Inclination11.783°
40.209°
295.175°
Physical characteristics
Mean diameter
69.5 km
15.368 h (0.6403 d)
9.3

906 Repsolda is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is named for the German astronomer and fireman Johann Georg Repsold (1770–1830), who founded and ran Hamburg Observatory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "906 Repsolda (1918 ET)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016.

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