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1241 Dysona

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Discovered by  Harry Edwin Wood
MPC designation  1241
Observation arc  96.10 yr (35102 days)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Frank Watson Dyson
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  4 March 1932
Alternative names  1932 EB1
Discovered  4 March 1932
Discoverer  Harry Edwin Wood
Discovery site  Union Observatory
1241 Dysona
Aphelion  3.5150031 AU (525.83698 Gm)
Similar  Sun, 588 Achilles, 216 Kleopatra, 45 Eugenia, 12 Victoria

1241 Dysona (1932 EB1) is a main-belt asteroid 83 km in diameter that was discovered on March 4, 1932, by Harry Edwin Wood at Johannesburg (UO). It was later named in honor of the English astronomer Frank Watson Dyson.

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1241 Dysona Wikipedia


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