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1088 Mitaka

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Discovered by  Okuro Oikawa
Alternative names  1927 WA
Discovered  17 November 1927
Discoverer  Okuro Oikawa
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  17 November 1927
Observation arc  31736 days (86.89 yr)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Mitaka
Aphelion  2.63278 AU (393.858 Gm)
Perihelion  1.7699885 AU (264.78651 Gm)
Discovery site  Tokyo Astronomical Observatory
Similar  1089 Tama, Asteroid belt, 107 Camilla, 1036 Ganymed, Sun

1088 Mitaka is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1927 WA. It is now named after the city of Mitaka. The numerical designation indicates this was the 1088th asteroid discovered.

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1088 Mitaka Wikipedia


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