947 Monterosa

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947 Monterosa
Discovery
Discovered byA. Schwassmann
Discovery siteBergedorf
Discovery date8 February 1921
Designations
MPC designation(947) Monterosa
1921 JD
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc109.28 yr (39915 days)
Aphelion3.4384 AU (514.38 Gm)
Perihelion2.0641 AU (308.78 Gm)
2.7513 AU (411.59 Gm)
Eccentricity0.24975
4.56 yr (1666.8 d)
61.4561°
0° 12m 57.528s / day
Inclination6.7071°
48.349°
338.212°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
13.45±0.85 km
5.164 h (0.2152 d)
0.2937±0.040
9.9

947 Monterosa is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

Observations performed at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado in during 2007 produced a light curve with a period of 5.164 ± 0.001 hours with a brightness range of 0.23 ± 0.02 in magnitude. This differs from a period of 2.376 hours reported in 2007.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "947 Monterosa (1921 JD)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  2. ^ Warner, Brian D. (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory", The Minor Planet Bulletin, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...72W.

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