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1080 Orchis

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Discovered by  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Alternative names  1927 QB
Discovered  30 August 1927
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  30 August 1927
Observation arc  40231 days (110.15 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Orchis
Aphelion  3.04504 AU (455.532 Gm)
Perihelion  1.7939229 AU (268.36705 Gm)
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl
Similar  1056 Azalea, 1111 Reinmuthia, 1002 Olbersia, 1001 Gaussia, Sun

1080 Orchis is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1927 QB. The numerical designation indicates this was the 1080th asteroid discovered.

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1080 Orchis Wikipedia


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