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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-K√∂nigstuhl
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.


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