(226) Weringia

226 Weringia
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3D model based on lightcurve data
Discovery
Discovered byJohann Palisa
Discovery date19 July 1882
Designations
(226) Weringia
Pronunciation/vɛˈrɪŋɡiə/
Named after
Währing
A882 OA, 1912 CC
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc133.57 yr (48786 d)
Aphelion3.26370 AU (488.243 Gm)
Perihelion2.16153 AU (323.360 Gm)
2.71261 AU (405.801 Gm)
Eccentricity0.20316
4.47 yr (1631.9 d)
18.09 km/s
14.8722°
0° 13m 14.189s / day
Inclination15.9657°
134.970°
154.117°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions33.83±1.5 km
11.147 h (0.4645 d)
0.2035±0.020
Temperatureunknown
unknown
9.9

Weringia (minor planet designation: 226 Weringia) is a typical main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on 19 July 1882, and was named after Währing, part of Vienna, the city where the asteroid was discovered. Photometric observations during 2008 showed a rotation period of 11.1496 ± 0.0009 hours and a brightness variation of 0.20 ± 0.02 in magnitude.[2]

References[]

  1. ^ "226 Weringia". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Archived from the original on 13 September 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  2. ^ Oey, Julian (October 2009), "Lightcurve Analysis of Asteroids from Leura and Kingsgrove Observatory in the Second Half of 2008", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 36 (4): 162–164, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36..162O

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