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143 Adria is a fairly large main-belt asteroid that was discovered by Austrian astronomer J. Palisa on February 23, 1875, at Pula, and named after the Adriatic Sea, on the coast of which the discovery was made. [1]

18 relations: Adriatic Sea, Asteroid, Asteroid belt, Astronomical unit, C-type asteroid, Carbonate, Chondrite, Japan, Johann Palisa, Julian day, Julian year (astronomy), Kelvin, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Light curve, Magnitude (astronomy), Occultation, Photometry (astronomy), Pula.

Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Asteroid belt

The asteroid belt is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.

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Astronomical unit

The astronomical unit (symbol au, AU or ua) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from the Earth to the Sun.

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C-type asteroid

C-type asteroids are carbonaceous asteroids.

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Carbonate

In chemistry, a carbonate is a salt of carbonic acid, characterized by the presence of the carbonate ion,.

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Chondrite

Chondrites are stony (non-metallic) meteorites that have not been modified due to melting or differentiation of the parent body.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Johann Palisa

Johann Palisa (December 6, 1848 – May 2, 1925) was an Austrian astronomer, born in Troppau in Austrian Silesia (now in the Czech Republic).

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Julian day

Julian day is the continuous count of days since the beginning of the Julian Period used primarily by astronomers.

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Julian year (astronomy)

In astronomy, a Julian year (symbol: a) is a unit of measurement of time defined as exactly 365.25 days of SI seconds each.

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Kelvin

The kelvin is a unit of measure for temperature based upon an absolute scale.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the county seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States.

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Light curve

In astronomy, a light curve is a graph of light intensity of a celestial object or region, as a function of time.

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Magnitude (astronomy)

In astronomy, magnitude is the logarithmic measure of the brightness of an object, measured in a specific wavelength or passband, usually in the visible or near-infrared spectrum.

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Occultation

An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer.

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Photometry (astronomy)

Photometry is a technique of astronomy concerned with measuring the flux, or intensity of an astronomical object's electromagnetic radiation.

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Pula

Pula or Pola (Pola Italian and Istro-Romanian; Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea; Slovene and Chakavian: Pulj, Polei, Ancient Greek: Πόλαι, Polae) is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 57,460 (2011).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/143_Adria

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