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10252 Heidigraf

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Discovery date  26 March 1971
Discovered  26 March 1971
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Observation arc  16214 days (44.39 yr)
Absolute magnitude  13.2
Discovery site  Palomar Observatory
Discovered by  C. J. van Houten, I. van Houten-Groeneveld
Aphelion  3.05154 AU (456.504 Gm)
Perihelion  2.65382 AU (397.006 Gm)
Semi-major axis  2.85268 AU (426.755 Gm)
Discoverers  Tom Gehrels, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld
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10252 Heidigraf is a main-belt asteroid. It was discovered on March 26, 1971, by Dutch astronomers Cornelis Johannes van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by Tom Gehrels. Heidigraf is named after Heidi Graf, the retired Head of the ESTEC Communications Office at European Space Agency.


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