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1008 La Paz

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Discovered by  M. Wolf
MPC designation  1008 La Paz
Observation arc  92.16 yr (33661 days)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  La Paz
Discovery date  31 October 1923
Minor planet category  main-belt
Discovered  31 October 1923
Discoverer  Max Wolf
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Alternative names  1923 PD ¬∑ 1950 UN 1970 JA
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 528 Rezia, 417 Suevia, 1002 Olbersia, 540 Rosamunde

1008 La Paz is a main-belt asteroid about 39 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf at Heidelberg Observatory on October 31, 1923. Its provisional designation was 1923 PD. It was named after the city La Paz in Bolivia.

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1008 La Paz Wikipedia


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