669 Kypria

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669 Kypria
669Kypria (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 669 Kypria based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered byAugust Kopff
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date20 August 1908
Designations
MPC designation(669) Kypria
1908 DQ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc110.22 yr (40258 d)
Aphelion3.2452 AU (485.48 Gm)
Perihelion2.7840 AU (416.48 Gm)
3.0146 AU (450.98 Gm)
Eccentricity0.076496
5.23 yr (1911.8 d)
277.943°
0° 11m 17.88s / day
Inclination10.794°
170.761°
114.672°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
15.875±0.65 km
14.283 h (0.5951 d)
0.1405±0.012
10.24

669 Kypria is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer August Kopff on August 20, 1908.

This is a member of the dynamic Eos family of asteroids that most likely formed as the result of a collisional breakup of a parent body.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "669 Kypria", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ Veeder, G. J.; et al. (March 1995), "Eos, Koronis, and Maria family asteroids: Infrared (JHK) photometry" (PDF), Icarus, 114, pp. 186–196, Bibcode:1995Icar..114..186V, CiteSeerX 10.1.1.31.2739, doi:10.1006/icar.1995.1053.

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