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1002 Olbersia

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Discovered by
  
V. Albitzkij

MPC designation
  
1002 Olbersia

Minor planet category
  
main-belt

Discovered
  
15 August 1923

Discoverer
  
Vladimir Albitsky

Asteroid group
  
Asteroid belt

Discovery date
  
15 August 1923

Alternative names
  
1923 OB ยท 1956 UR

Observation arc
  
81.17 yr (29647 days)

Orbits
  
Sun

Discovery site
  
Simeiz Observatory

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Named after
  
Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers

Similar
  
1001 Gaussia, 1056 Azalea, Asteroid belt, Sun, 1102 Pepita

1002 Olbersia is a main-belt asteroid about 32 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by Vladimir Aleksandrovich Albitzky at the Crimean Simeiz Observatory on August 15, 1923. It was named after Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers.

References

1002 Olbersia Wikipedia


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