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1038 Tuckia

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Discovered by  Max Wolf
MPC designation  1038 Tuckia
Minor planet category  Main-belt asteroid
Discovered  24 November 1924
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Hilda family
Discovery date  24 November 1924
Alternative names  1924 TK
Observation arc  91.35 yr (33367 days)
Absolute magnitude  10.82
Discoverer  Max Wolf
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 528 Rezia, 417 Suevia, 1002 Olbersia, 509 Iolanda

1038 Tuckia is an asteroid. It was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on November 24, 1924. Its provisional designation was 1924 TK. It was named after Edward Tuck and his wife. It makes 3 orbits for every 2 orbits Jupiter makes.

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1038 Tuckia Wikipedia


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