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1063 Aquilegia

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Discovered by
  
Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth

Alternative names
  
1925 XA

Discovered
  
6 December 1925

Discoverer
  
Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth

Asteroid group
  
Asteroid belt

Discovery date
  
6 December 1925

Observation arc
  
38418 days (105.18 yr)

Orbits
  
Sun

Named after
  
Columbine

Aphelion
  
2.40553 AU (359.862 Gm)

Perihelion
  
2.2223771 AU (332.46288 Gm)

Discovery site
  
Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl

Similar
  
1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, 1111 Reinmuthia, 1207 Ostenia

1063 Aquilegia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 XA. It was later named after a genus of plants of the buttercup family, Aquilegia.

It has a diameter of 17 km.

References

1063 Aquilegia Wikipedia