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1058 Grubba

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Discovery date  22 June 1925
Observation arc  39937 days (109.34 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Howard Grubb
Discovery site  Simeiz Observatory
Alternative names  1925 MA
Discovered  22 June 1925
Discoverer  Grigory Shajn
Asteroid family  Flora family
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovered by  Grigory Abramovich Shajn
Aphelion  2.60783 AU (390.126 Gm)
Perihelion  1.7851502 AU (267.05467 Gm)

1058 Grubba (provisional designation: 1925 MA) is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is a member of the Augusta family.

Grubba was discovered on June 22, 1925, by Grigory Abramovich Shajn at the Simeiz Observatory in Crimea, Ukraine (Crimean Peninsula was part of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic at the time). It named after Sir Howard Grubb, who manufactured one of the telescopes at the observatory.

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