184 Dejopeja

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184 Dejopeja
184Dejopeja (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 184 Dejopeja based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by J. Palisa, 1878
Designations
Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 3.423 AU
Perihelion 2.938 AU
3.181 AU
Eccentricity 0.076
5.67 years
Inclination 1.15°
Physical characteristics
6.455 hours
Albedo 0.190
Spectral type
M
8.31

184 Dejopeja is a large M-type Main belt asteroid. It was discovered by J. Palisa on February 28, 1878 and was named after Deiopea, a Roman nymph.

This is an X-type asteroid with a diameter of 66 km and a geometric albedo of 0.190. Based upon Photometric observations taken during 2000, it has a synodic rotation period of 6.441 ± 0.001 h. The light curve is tri-modal, most likely due to an angular shape, with a peak-to-peak amplitude of 0.19 ± 0.01 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marciniak, A. et al. (October 2007), "Photometry and models of selected main belt asteroids. IV. 184 Dejopeja, 276 Adelheid, 556 Phyllis", Astronomy and Astrophysics 473 (2): 633–639, Bibcode:2007A&A...473..633M, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20077694.