260 Huberta

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260 Huberta
260Huberta (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 260 Huberta based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date October 3, 1886
Designations
Named after
Hubertus
A906 VH, A911 ME
Minor planet category Main belt (Cybele)
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 578.652 Gm (3.868 AU)
Perihelion 451.975 Gm (3.021 AU)
515.313 Gm (3.445 AU)
Eccentricity 0.123
2335.12 d (6.39 a)
16.05 km/s
186.169°
Inclination 6.444°
165.836°
178.345°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 95.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
8.29 h
Albedo 0.051
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
CX
8.97

260 Huberta is a large asteroid orbiting near the outer edge of the Main belt. It is dark and rich in carbon.

It belongs to the Cybele group of asteroids and may have been trapped in a 4:7 orbital resonance with Jupiter.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on October 3, 1886 in Vienna and was named after Saint Hubertus.

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