267 Tirza

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267 Tirza
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 27 May 1887
Designations
MPC designation (267) Tirza
Named after
Tirzah
A922 AA, 1965 GC
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 108.44 yr (39609 d)
Aphelion 3.04773 AU (455.934 Gm)
Perihelion 2.50143 AU (374.209 Gm)
2.77458 AU (415.071 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.098448
4.62 yr (1688.1 d)
327.898°
0° 12m 47.732s / day
Inclination 6.00306°
73.7538°
196.255°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 52.68±3.1 km
7.648 h (0.3187 d)
0.0402±0.005
DU
10.2

267 Tirza is a fairly sizeable, very dark Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 27 May 1887 in Nice. It was his first asteroid discovery.

It was named after Tirzah, a woman in the Bible.

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