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1079 Mimosa

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Discovered by
  
George Van Biesbroeck

Alternative names
  
1927 AD

Discovered
  
14 January 1927

Discoverer
  
George Van Biesbroeck

Discovery site
  
Yerkes Observatory

Discovery date
  
14 January 1927

Observation arc
  
32571 days (89.17 yr)

Orbits
  
Sun

Asteroid family
  
Koronis family

Asteroid group
  
Asteroid belt

Aphelion
  
3.01260 AU (450.679 Gm)

Perihelion
  
2.7332127 AU (408.88280 Gm)

Similar
  
1056 Azalea, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, Sun, Asteroid belt

1079 Mimosa is a minor planet, named after the Mimosa genus of shrubs, that is orbiting the Sun and discovered on January 14, 1927 by George Van Biesbroeck. Its initial designation was 1927 AD. It is a member of the Koronis family

References

1079 Mimosa Wikipedia