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1026 Ingrid

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Discovered by  K. Reinmuth
MPC designation  1026 Ingrid
Orbital period  1,234 days
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid family  Flora family
Discovery date  13 August 1923
Minor planet category  main-belt
Discovered  13 August 1923
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Named after  Ingrid, niece of astronomer Albrecht Kahrstedt
Alternative names  1923 NY · 1957 UC 1963 GD · 1981 WL8 1986 CG2 · 1986 ES2
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1111 Reinmuthia, Asteroid belt, 1001 Gaussia

1026 Ingrid is an asteroid from the asteroid belt that was discovered by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg Observatory on 13 August 1923 and given the provisional designation 1923 NY. It was named after Ingrid, niece of astronomer Albrecht Kahrstedt.

This asteroid was lost after its initial discovery (a lost asteroid) and was reidentified in 1986 by Syuichi Nakano. It is believed to have a rotation period of about 5.3 hours.


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