Suvarna Garge (Editor)

1559 Kustaanheimo

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Discovered by  L. Oterma
Alternative names  1942 BF
Discovered  20 January 1942
Discoverer  Liisi Oterma
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  20 January 1942
Observation arc  80.99 yr (29582 days)
Orbits  Sun
Discovery site  Iso-Heikkilä Observatory
MPC designation  1559
1559 Kustaanheimo
Aphelion  2.7115302 AU (405.63914 Gm)
Perihelion  2.0700336 AU (309.67262 Gm)
People also search for  1680 Per Brahe, Sun, 2268 Szmytowna

1559 Kustaanheimo (1942 BF) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on January 20, 1942, by L. Oterma at Turku. The discoverer named it after Finnish astronomer Paul Kustaanheimo.

The light curve of 1559 Kustaanheimo shows a periodicity of 4.286 ± 0.003 hours, during which time the brightness of the object varies by 0.25 ± 0.05 in magnitude.

References

1559 Kustaanheimo Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Sun
Tom on Mars
Mayumi Aoki
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L