Purpurea

(2025 P-L )
CURRENT POSITION: 3 AQU 30
Incl: 9.52294
Eccent: 0.16722
Period: 5.7709760015278 years
AU 3.2172597
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

24.9.1960 10:48 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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Named for ardea purpurea, or purple heron.

Named for Ardea purpurea, or purple heron. {It belongs to the family of the Ardeidae. The bird is on the Dutch Red List of birds endangered in the Netherlands and also on the ‘List of Vulnerable Birds in Europe’.} (M 33791; M 34089)

See also the remarks to planet  (8600).

Discovered on 24-9-1960 in Palomar by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehr

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