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1078 Mentha

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Discovered by  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Alternative names  1926 XB
Discovered  7 December 1926
Spectral type  S-type asteroid
Named after  Mint
Discovery date  7 December 1926
Observation arc  33608 days (92.01 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Aphelion  2.58276 AU (386.375 Gm)
Perihelion  1.9563525 AU (292.66617 Gm)
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1111 Reinmuthia, 107 Camilla, 423 Diotima, 1002 Olbersia

1078 Mentha is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1926 XB. The numerical designation indicates this was the 1078th asteroid discovered.

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1078 Mentha Wikipedia


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