202 Chryseïs

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202 Chryseïs
Discovery
Discovered by C. H. F. Peters
Discovery date September 11, 1879
Designations
Named after
Chryseis
A901 TA, 1935 BL
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 503.707 Gm (3.367 AU)
Perihelion 415.833 Gm (2.78 AU)
459.77 Gm (3.073 AU)
Eccentricity 0.096
1967.947 d (5.39 a)
16.99 km/s
323.168°
Inclination 8.833°
137.101°
0.423°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 86.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
15.74 h
Albedo 0.256
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
S
7.42

202 Chryseïs is a large, lightly coloured Main belt asteroid. It is probably composed of silicate rocks.

It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on September 11, 1879 in Clinton, New York.

It was named after the mythical Trojan woman Chryseis.

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