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1065 Amundsenia

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Discovery date  4 August 1926
Minor planet category  Mars-crosser asteroid
Discovered  4 August 1926
Discoverer  Sergey Belyavsky
Discovery site  Simeiz Observatory
Alternative names  1926 PD
Observation arc  32735 days (89.62 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Roald Amundsen
Asteroid group  Mars-crosser asteroid
Discovered by  Sergei Ivanovich Belyavsky
Aphelion  3.06257 AU (458.154 Gm)
Similar  1056 Azalea, 132 Aethra, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, 1111 Reinmuthia

1065 Amundsenia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 PD. It is now named after Roald Amundsen. It has a diameter of roughly 11–24 kilometres and is one of the 10 largest Mars-crossing asteroids.


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