219 Thusnelda

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219 Thusnelda
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date September 30, 1880
Designations
Named after
Thusnelda
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 431.075 Gm (2.882 AU)
Perihelion 273.296 Gm (1.827 AU)
352.186 Gm (2.354 AU)
Eccentricity 0.224
1319.348 d (3.61 a)
19.41 km/s
172.822°
Inclination 10.841°
200.964°
142.081°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 38.279[1] km
29.842 h
Albedo 0.2214 ± 0.0471[1]
Spectral type
S[1] (Tholen)
9.34[1]

219 Thusnelda is a typical Main belt asteroid. It is classified as a S-type asteroid.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on September 30, 1880 in Pola and was named after Thusnelda, wife of Germanic warrior Arminius.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Pravec, P. et al. (May 2012), Absolute Magnitudes of Asteroids and a Revision of Asteroid Albedo Estimates from WISE Thermal Observations, Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2012, Proceedings of the conference held May 16-20, 2012 in Niigata, Japan (1667), Bibcode:2012LPICo1667.6089P.  See Table 4.

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