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1126 Otero

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Discovered by  Reinmuth, K.
Observation arc  90.04 yr (32886 days)
Absolute magnitude  11.8
Discoverer  Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery date  11 January 1929
Discovered  11 January 1929
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
1126 Otero
Aphelion  2.6054256 AU (389.76612 Gm)
Perihelion  1.9388476 AU (290.04747 Gm)
Semi-major axis  2.2721366 AU (339.90680 Gm)
Discovery site  Landessternwarte Heidelberg-Königstuhl
Similar  1111 Reinmuthia, 1102 Pepita, 1056 Azalea, Sun, Asteroid belt

1126 Otero is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. Approximately 12 kilometers in diameter, it makes a revolution around the Sun about once every 3 12 years. It was discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth on January 11, 1929. It was named for Carolina Otero, who was known as "la belle Otero." She was able to amass immense wealth because of her rich and famous lovers, who fought each other and ruined themselves to win her favor. Its provisional designation was 1929 AC.

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