718 Erida

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718 Erida
Discovery
Discovered byJ. Palisa
Discovery siteVienna Obs.
Discovery date29 September 1911
Designations
MPC designation(718) Erida
1911 MS
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc113.31 yr (41388 d)
Aphelion3.6666 AU (548.52 Gm)
Perihelion2.4451 AU (365.78 Gm)
3.0559 AU (457.16 Gm)
Eccentricity0.19985
5.34 yr (1951.2 d)
5.10173°
0° 11m 4.2s / day
Inclination6.9294°
38.538°
174.377°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
36.47±2.45 km
17.447 h (0.7270 d)
0.0399±0.006
9.6

718 Erida is a minor planet orbiting the Sun named for Erida Leuschner, daughter of astronomer Armin Otto Leuschner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "718 Erida (1911 MS)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). "(718) Erida". Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (718) Erida. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 69. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-29925-7_719. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3.

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