416 Vaticana

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416 Vaticana
416Vaticana (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 416 Vaticana based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 4 May 1896
Designations
MPC designation (416) Vaticana
Named after
Vatican Hill
1896 CS
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 117.37 yr (42868 d)
Aphelion|Aphelion 3.4019 AU (508.92 Gm)
Perihelion|Perihelion 2.18001 AU (326.125 Gm)
2.79098 AU (417.525 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.21891
4.66 yr (1703.1 d)
267.98°
0° 12m 40.968s / day
Inclination 12.859°
58.117°
198.162°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 85.47±1.7 km[1]
87.10 ± 2.57 km[2]
Mass (3.27 ± 3.10) × 1018 kg[2]
5.372 h (0.2238 d)
0.1689±0.007
7.89

416 Vaticana is a large Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 4 May 1896 in Nice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "416 Vaticana (1896 CS)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336Freely accessible, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.

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