491 Carina

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491 Carina
Discovery
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date3 September 1902
Designations
MPC designation(491) Carina
1902 JQ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc113.62 yr (41501 d)
Aphelion3.4709 AU (519.24 Gm)
Perihelion2.9118 AU (435.60 Gm)
3.1914 AU (477.43 Gm)
Eccentricity0.087591
5.70 yr (2082.4 d)
295.527°
0° 10m 22.368s / day
Inclination18.863°
175.423°
233.431°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions97.36 ± 3.18 km[2]
97.29±3.8 km[1]
Mass(4.82 ± 1.95) × 1018 kg[2]
Mean density
9.97 ± 4.15 g/cm3[2]
15.153 h (0.6314 d)
0.0743±0.006
9.0

Carina (minor planet designation: 491 Carina) is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "491 Carina (1902 JQ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009. See Table 1.

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