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1006 Lagrangea

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Discovered by  S. Belyavskij
Alternative names  1923 OU
Observation arc  92.59 yr (33817 days)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Joseph-Louis Lagrange
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  12 September 1923
Minor planet category  main-belt
Discovered  12 September 1923
Discoverer  Sergey Belyavsky
Discovery site  Simeiz Observatory
MPC designation  1006 Lagrangea (1923 OU)
Similar  1001 Gaussia, 1002 Olbersia, 1056 Azalea, 1102 Pepita, 218 Bianca

1006 Langrangea is a main-belt asteroid about 30 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by astronomer Sergei Ivanovich Belyavsky at Simeiz Observatory, Crimea, on September 12, 1923. Its provisional designation was 1923 OU. It is named after mathematician Joseph Louis Lagrange.

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1006 Lagrangea Wikipedia


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