235 Carolina

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235 Carolina
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 28 November 1883
Designations
MPC designation (235) Carolina
Named after
Caroline Island
A909 GJ, 1934 GY,
1939 GN, 1956 VK
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 132.11 yr (48255 d)
Aphelion 3.06301 AU (458.220 Gm)
Perihelion 2.69787 AU (403.596 Gm)
2.88044 AU (430.908 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.063383
4.89 yr (1785.6 d)
17.54 km/s
178.096°
0° 12m 5.803s / day
Inclination 9.03035°
66.0344°
209.338°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 57.58±1.5 km
17.610 h (0.7338 d)
0.1580±0.009
Temperature unknown
S
8.9

235 Carolina is a sizeable Main belt asteroid. It is an S-type asteroid.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on 28 November 1883 in Vienna.

The asteroid was named after Caroline Island, now part of Kiribati.

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