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Kriemhild (minor planet designation: 242 Kriemhild) is a main belt asteroid that was discovered by Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa on 22 September 1884 in Vienna and was named after Kriemhild, a mythological Germanic princess, by Moriz von Kuffner, a Viennese industrialist and sponsor of astronomy.
Photometric observations of this asteroid at the Oakley Observatory in Terre Haute, Indiana, during 2006 gave a light curve with a period of 4.558 ± 0.003 hours and a brightness variation of 0.15 ± 0.02 in magnitude.

External links

  • Lightcurve plot of 242 Kriemhild, Palmer Divide Observatory, Brian D. WarnerB. D. Warner (2004)
  • Asteroid Lightcurve Database (LCDB), query form ( info)
  • Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Google books
  • Asteroids and comets rotation curves, CdR – Observatoire de Genève, Raoul Behrend
  • Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000) – Minor Planet Center

Category:Background asteroids
Category:Xc-type asteroids (SMASS)

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