--Orbital and physical data--
(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)
dynamical type, primary:
main belt asteroid
orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
orbital data, secondary:
other data, system (combined):|
other data, primary:
other data, secondary:
-- (2019) van Albada --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1935 Sep 28 from Johannesburg, South Africa by H. van Gent. Alternate designation(s): 1935 SX1, 1931 JN, 1941 HS, 1964 DG, 1971 HB, 1975 ND, 1975 PL, A911 KD. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1931 May 06. Permanent number assigned -.
Named 1991 Apr 28 for G. B. van Albada (1911-1972) [MPC018135].
Companion discovered 2019 Sep 22 by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, R. Durkee, M. Husarik, M. Pikler, G. Cervak, D. Tomko, B. Christmann, A. Aznar, D. Pray, F. Pilcher, V. Chiorny, A. Marchini, R. Papini, F. Salvaggio using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Shed of Science South Observatory; Skalnate Pleso Observatory; Soucieu-en-Jarrest; Isaac Aznar Observatory; Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory; Organ Mesa Observatory; Chuguev station, Kharkiv Observatory, Ukraine; Astronomical Observatory of the University of Siena. Announced 2019 Oct 30 [B19f].
--Links, more technical:
--Links, less technical:
--Links to ADS abstracts:
by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 3 November 2019. Return to Home. Return to Astronomy and Space. Return to Asteroids with Satellites.