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1068 Nofretete

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Discovered by
  
Eugène Joseph Delporte

Alternative names
  
1926 RK

Discovered
  
13 September 1926

Discoverer
  
Eugène Joseph Delporte

Asteroid group
  
Asteroid belt

Discovery date
  
13 September 1926

Observation arc
  
31756 days (86.94 yr)

Orbits
  
Sun

Named after
  
Nefertiti

Aphelion
  
3.18695 AU (476.761 Gm)

Perihelion
  
2.6298787 AU (393.42425 Gm)

Discovery site
  
Royal Observatory of Belgium

Similar
  
1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, 218 Bianca, 127 Johanna

1068 Nofretete is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 RK. It is now named after Nefertiti, wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep IV.

It has a diameter of 42 km (26 mi).

References

1068 Nofretete Wikipedia