541 Deborah

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541 Deborah
Discovery
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date4 August 1904
Designations
MPC designation(541) Deborah
1904 OO
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc111.69 yr (40793 d)
Aphelion2.9569 AU (442.35 Gm)
Perihelion2.6746 AU (400.11 Gm)
2.8157 AU (421.22 Gm)
Eccentricity0.050128
4.72 yr (1725.8 d)
307.870°
0° 12m 30.96s / day
Inclination6.0007°
267.656°
357.52°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
28.505±1.45 km
29.368 h (1.2237 d)
0.0496±0.005
10.1

Deborah (minor planet designation: 541 Deborah) is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was discovered by Max Wolf on August 4, 1904; the semi-major axis of the orbit lies just inside the 5/2 Kirkwood gap, located at 2.824 AU.[2] It was named after the biblical character Deborah.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "541 Deborah (1904 OO)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ Scholl, Hans; Froeschlé, Claude (September 1975), "Asteroidal motion at the 5/2, 7/3 and 2/1 resonances", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 42 (3): 457–463, Bibcode:1975A&A....42..457S

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