| 7 July 1867|
7 July 1867
| 145.11 yr (53001 d)|
| Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters|
Main belt, Veritas family
3.51946 AU (526.504 Gm)
2.85654 AU (427.332 Gm)
Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters
Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters discoveries, Other celestial objects
92 Undina Wikipedia
92 Undina (/ʌnˈdaɪnə/ un-DY-nə; Latin: Undīna) is a large main belt asteroid. It has an unusually high albedo and an M-type spectrum. It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on July 7, 1867. It is named for the eponymous heroine of Undine, a popular novella by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué. Undina is a member of the Veritas asteroid family, which formed some eight million years ago. See 490 Veritas for details.
Observations performed at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado in during 2007 produced a light curve with a period of 15.941 ± 0.002 hours with a brightness range of 0.20 ± 0.02 in magnitude. This matches a 15.94-hour period reported in 1979.