751 Faïna

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751 Faïna
Discovery
Discovered byG. N. Neujmin
Discovery siteSimeis
Discovery date28 April 1913
Designations
MPC designation(751) Faïna
1913 RK
Main belt
Faïna family
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc102.95 yr (37601 d)
Aphelion2.9408 AU (439.94 Gm)
Perihelion2.1601 AU (323.15 Gm)
2.5505 AU (381.55 Gm)
Eccentricity0.15304
4.07 yr (1487.7 d)
314.41°
0° 14m 31.128s / day
Inclination15.606°
78.862°
302.572°
Earth MOID1.20533 AU (180.315 Gm)
Jupiter MOID2.55704 AU (382.528 Gm)
TJupiter3.373
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
55.25±2.15 km[1]
53.655 ± 0.74 km[2]
Mass(3.27 ± 0.58) × 1018 kg[2]
Mean density
5.05 ± 0.92 g/cm3[2]
23.678 h (0.9866 d)
0.0497±0.004
8.66

751 Faïna is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

Characteristics[edit]

It was discovered on April 28, 1913 by Russian astronomer Grigory Neujmin from the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, his provisional appointment was 1913 RK. The name Faïna honors Faïna Mikhajlovna Neujmina wife and colleague of the discoverer. Calculations based on IRAS observations give it a diameter of about 110 kilometers.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "751 Faina (1913 RK)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 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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