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1093 Freda

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Discovered by  Benjamin Jekhowsky
Alternative names  1925 LA
Observation arc  31804 days (87.07 yr)
Absolute magnitude  8.83
Discoverer  Benjamin Jekhowsky
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  15 June 1925
Minor planet category  Main Belt
Discovered  15 June 1925
Orbits  Sun
Discovery site  Algiers Observatory
Aphelion  3.97861 AU (595.192 Gm)
Similar  107 Camilla, 1036 Ganymed, Sun, 10 Hygiea

1093 Freda is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Initially it received the designation 1925 LA. It is now named after Fred Prévost. The numerical designation indicates this was the 1093rd asteroid discovered. Freda is one of the last main belt asteroids discovered that is more than 100 km in diameter. The asteroid is roughly 117 km in diameter and has a low albedo.

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1093 Freda Wikipedia


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