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1014 Semphyra

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Discovered by  K. Reinmuth
MPC designation  1014 Semphyra
Discovered  29 January 1924
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  29 January 1924
Minor planet category  main-belt
Inclination  2.2676°
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Named after  figure in poem by Aleksandr Pushkin
Alternative names  1924 PW · 1932 WH 1984 YP6
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, 1207 Ostenia, 1111 Reinmuthia

1014 Semphyra is a main-belt asteroid discovered by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg Observatory on January 29, 1924. Its provisional designation was 1924 PW. It was named after a character in a poem by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin.

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1014 Semphyra Wikipedia


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