(943) Begonia

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(943) Begonia
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Major semi-axis 3.1256  AU
eccentricity 0.2077
Perihelion - aphelion 2.4766 AU - 3.7747 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 12.082 °
Sidereal period 5,526 a
Mean orbital velocity 16.85 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 69.20 km
Albedo 0.046
Rotation period 15,660 h
Absolute brightness 9,615 likes
Spectral class ?
Explorer K. Reinmuth
Date of discovery 1920
Another name 1920 HX, 1944 DM, 1947 RC
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(943) Begonia is an asteroid of the main belt that was discovered on October 20, 1920 by the German astronomer K. Reinmuth in Heidelberg .

The asteroid is named after the scientific name of the plant genus begonia .

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