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1062 Ljuba

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Discovery date  11 October 1925
Observation arc  32544 days (89.10 yr)
Absolute magnitude  9.85
Discoverer  Sergey Belyavsky
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Alternative names  1925 TD
Discovered  11 October 1925
Orbits  Sun
Discovery site  Simeiz Observatory
Discovered by  Sergei Ivanovich Belyavsky
Aphelion  3.21362 AU (480.751 Gm)
Perihelion  2.8047495 AU (419.58455 Gm)
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, Asteroid belt, 107 Camilla

1062 Ljuba is a main-belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 TD. It was later named after the lady-parachutist Ljuba Berlin. It has a diameter of 55 km.

Photometric observations during 2003 showed a lengthy synodic rotation period of 33.8 ± 0.2 hours with a brightness variation of 0.17 ± 0.02 in magnitude.

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1062 Ljuba Wikipedia


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