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1060 Magnolia

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Discovered by  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Alternative names  1925 PA
Discovered  13 August 1925
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Asteroid family  Flora family
Discovery date  13 August 1925
Observation arc  32842 days (89.92 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Magnolia
Aphelion  2.69037 AU (402.474 Gm)
Perihelion  1.7852068 AU (267.06314 Gm)
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1111 Reinmuthia, 1001 Gaussia, 107 Camilla

1060 Magnolia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 PA. It is now named after the plant genus Magnolia, which was in turn named after Pierre Magnol. It has a diameter of 38 km.


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