Geographos

Geographos

[jē′äg·rə‚fōs]
(astronomy)
An asteroid whose orbit has a semimajor axis of 1.25 astronomical units and an eccentricity of 0.335, giving it a perihelion inside the earth's orbit.
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Ha participado en numerosos congresos internacionales y ha publicado en revistas y libros de diversos paises, entre los que se destacan: las revistas Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Cuba; Ciudades, Mexico; Geographos, Espana; Labor & Engheno, Brasil; Cuadernos de Vivienda y Urbanismo, Colombia; Cuaderno Urbano, Argentina; participo en los libros Architettura e Urbanistica di origine Italiana in Argentina.
Este oblicuo encarecimiento de la experiencia empirica por encima de la filosofia clasica recuerda la actitud del humanista Antonio de Torquemada, quien, en el tractado V de su Jardin de flores curiosas (Salamanca, 1570), afirma con elocuente clarividencia que los antiguos "estuvieron enganados", ya que "aunque fueron grandes cosmographos o geographos .
For example, the Earth-crossing asteroid 1620 Geographos gets trapped temporarily in a number of resonances with Earth in the course of its chaotic evolution (Fig.
The asteroids' irregular shapes give each something resembling a personality: Kleopatra is shaped like a dog bone, Eros like a rutabaga, Geographos like a turd.
The mission called for the probe to orbit the moon for over two months and then depart the cislunar region for a rendezvous with the asteroid Geographos.
McCarthy earned the number 932 after WCCSAS member Miskie submitted precise positions of the Earth-approaching asteroid 1620 Geographos to the IAU's Minor Planet Center in late February.
Not quite, but the Clementine spacecraft isn't likely to keep an August date with the near-Earth asteroid 1620 Geographos.
But en route to Geographos a massive propellant leak scuttled the close-range flyby.
That body, a 20-km-wide asteroid known as 1620 Geographos, lies only twice as far from Earth as the moon.
During a dress rehearsal for a planned flyby of minor planet 1620 Geographos the spacecraft opened four of its attitude-control thrusters and mistakenly let them fire for 11 minutes -- until the steering gas ran out.
If all goes well, Clementine will fly by the near-Earth asteroid Geographos on Aug.

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