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1066 Lobelia

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Discovered by  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Alternative names  1926 RA
Discovered  1 September 1926
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  1 September 1926
Observation arc  38091 days (104.29 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Lobelias
Aphelion  2.90597 AU (434.727 Gm)
Perihelion  1.8985834 AU (284.02403 Gm)
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1111 Reinmuthia, 1001 Gaussia, 1102 Pepita

1066 Lobelia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 RA. It was later named after the genus of plants Lobelia.

It has a diameter of 42 km (26 mi).

References

1066 Lobelia Wikipedia


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