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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

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1079 Mimosa Wikipedia


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