203 Pompeja

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203 Pompeja
Discovery
Discovered by C. H. F. Peters
Discovery date September 25, 1879
Designations
Named after
Pompeii
A895 EA
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 434.131 Gm (2.902 AU)
Perihelion 384.513 Gm (2.57 AU)
409.322 Gm (2.736 AU)
Eccentricity 0.061
1653.102 d (4.53 a)
18.01 km/s
210.675°
Inclination 3.185°
348.019°
59.83°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 116.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
46.60 h
Albedo 0.041
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
DCX:
8.76

203 Pompeja is a quite large main-belt asteroid.

It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on September 25, 1879, in Clinton, New York, and named after Pompeii, the Roman town destroyed in volcanic eruption in 79 AD.

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