Katharina - Patron saint of the stonemasons and asteroid (320) - Mendig, RP, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69
N 50° 22.342 E 007° 15.440
32U E 376078 N 5581485
Quick Description: Katharina is the patron saint of the stonemasons and an asteroid (320).
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 12/2/2019 7:03:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM11QA7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
[DE] Schutzpatronin:

Katharina ist die Schutzpatronin der Steinmetze (sh. Metallschild). Ihre Skulptur wurde von dem Bildhauer Dieter Heuft erschaffen, der im Jahre 2013 verstorben ist.

Asteroid:

"(320) Katharina ist ein Asteroid des äußeren Asteroiden-Hauptgürtels, der am 11. Oktober 1891 von Johann Palisa am Observatorium von Wien entdeckt wurde.

Katharina bewegt sich in einem Abstand von 2,7 (Perihel) bis 3,4 (Aphel) astronomischen Einheiten in 5,2 Jahren um die Sonne. Die Bahn ist 9,4° gegen die Ekliptik geneigt, die Bahnexzentrizität beträgt 0,11."

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[EN] Patron saint:

Katharina is the patron saint of stonemasons (see metal shield). Her sculpture was created by the sculptor Dieter Heuft, who died in 2013.

Asteroid:

"(320) Katharina is an asteroid of the outer asteroid main belt, which was discovered by Johann Palisa at the observatory of Vienna on October 11, 1891.

Catherine moves around the Sun in a distance of 2.7 (perihelion) to 3.4 (aphelion) astronomical units in 5.2 years. The orbit is inclined 9.4° against the ecliptic, the orbit eccentricity is 0.11".

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