Virgiugum

(1985 SE1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 14 CAP 23
Incl: 4.53066
Eccent: 0.2283767
Period: 3.3938765843792 years
AU 2.2583121
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

22.9.1985 00:15 Zimmerwald 7e28 46n53 observations 1

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Latinization of Jungfraujoch, at 3572 m, the site of the highest astronomical observatory in the Swiss Alps. (5369)=(2040)+(3329), the numbers of the minor planets named for the astronomers Chalonge and Golay, who, with their teams did extensive observing there, contributing much to the fame of the High-Alpine Research Station, run by a foundation of the academies of eight European countries. In his student years, the discoverer was several times an assistant in Chalonge’s group, thus getting the most impressive introduction to practical astronomy. (M 22508)

Discovered on 22-9-1985 in Zimmerwald by Wild, P.

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