427 Galene

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427 Galene
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 27 August 1897
Designations
MPC designation (427) Galene
1897 DJ
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 110.93 yr (40519 d)
Aphelion 3.32976 AU (498.125 Gm)
Perihelion 2.61263 AU (390.844 Gm)
2.97119 AU (444.484 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.12068
5.12 yr (1870.7 d)
90.0900°
0° 11m 32.806s / day
Inclination 5.12388°
297.424°
12.2909°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 29.98±1.2 km
3.705 h (0.1544 d)
0.2364±0.020
10.2

427 Galene is a typical Main belt asteroid.

The asteroid was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 27 August 1897 in Nice.

It was named after one of the Nereids of Greek Mythology (Hesiod, Theogony, 240)

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