521 Brixia

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521 Brixia
Discovery
Discovered by Raymond Smith Dugan
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 10 January 1904
Designations
MPC designation (521) Brixia
1904 NB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 112.27 yr (41005 d)
Aphelion 3.5139 AU (525.67 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9657 AU (294.06 Gm)
2.7398 AU (409.87 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.28254
4.54 yr (1656.4 d)
308.887°
0° 13m 2.388s / day
Inclination 10.596°
89.665°
316.010°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
57.825±1 km
28.479 h (1.1866 d)
0.0626±0.002
8.31

521 Brixia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by American astronomer Raymond Smith Dugan on January 10, 1904. The name derives from Brixia, the ancient name of the Italian city of Brescia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "521 Brixia", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (5th ed.). Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer-Verlag. p. 56. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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