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1575 Winifred

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1575 Winifred

1575 Winifred (1950 HH)
Discovered by R.C. Cameron
Discovery site Brooklyn, Indiana
Discovery date April 20, 1950 (1950-04-20)
Named after Winifred Sawtelle
Alternative names 1928 HG
1939 GK
1950 HD1
1977 UH1
Minor planet category Main-belt asteroid
Epoch 2456200.5
Aphelion 2.799 AU
Perihelion 1.950 AU
Semi-major axis 2.374 AU
Eccentricity 0.179
Orbital period 3.66 years
Mean anomaly 33.368°
Inclination 24.820°
Longitude of ascending node 206.875°
Argument of perihelion 348.530°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 9.3 km
Albedo 0.2452
Absolute magnitude (H) 12.3

1575 Winifred (1950 HH) an asteroid discovered April 20, 1950 at Goethe Link Observatory near Brooklyn, Indiana by R.C. Cameron of the Indiana Asteroid Program. It is named for Winifred Sawtelle, a staff member of the United States Naval Observatory.[2]

Notes and references

  • 1575 Winifred at the JPL Small-Body Database
  • Physical parameters
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