388 Charybdis

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388 Charybdis
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 7 March 1894
Designations
MPC designation (388) Charybdis
Named after
Charybdis
1894 BA
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 122.09 yr (44595 d)
Aphelion 3.20025 AU (478.751 Gm)
Perihelion 2.81022 AU (420.403 Gm)
3.00524 AU (449.578 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.064892
5.21 yr (1902.9 d)
10.9926°
0° 11m 21.066s / day
Inclination 6.44575°
354.285°
333.004°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 114.17±6.8 km
9.516 h (0.3965 d)
0.0506±0.007
C
8.57

388 Charybdis is a very large main-belt asteroid.[1] It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of privitive carbonates, it was discovered by Auguste Charlois on March 7, 1894, in Nice. It is probably named after the monster in Greek mythology.

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