|Discovered by K. Reinmuth|
MPC designation 1056 Azalea
Observation arc 92.01 yr (33608 days)
Named after Azalea
|Discovery date 31 January 1924|
Minor planet category main-belt
Discovered 31 January 1924
Discoverer Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Asteroid family Flora family
|Alternative names 1924 QD · 1925 NA1929 WX|
Discovery site Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl
Similar 1002 Olbersia, 1111 Reinmuthia, 1001 Gaussia, Asteroid belt, 107 Camilla
1056 Azalea, provisional designation 1924 QD, is a stony S-type asteroid of the main belt. It was discovered by Karl Reinmuth on January 31, 1924 at Heidelberg Observatory, Germany.
The asteroid is named after the Azalea genus of flowering shrubs.
References1056 Azalea Wikipedia
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