267 Tirza

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267 Tirza
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date May 27, 1887
Designations
Named after
Tirzah
A922 AA, 1965 GC
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 457.322 Gm (3.057 AU)
Perihelion 372.406 Gm (2.489 AU)
414.864 Gm (2.773 AU)
Eccentricity 0.102
1686.787 d (4.62 a)
17.89 km/s
151.297°
Inclination 6.012°
73.927°
196.765°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 53.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
5.9 h
Albedo 0.040
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
DU
10.5

267 Tirza is a fairly sizeable, very dark Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on May 27, 1887 in Nice. It was his first asteroid discovery.

It was named after Tirzah, a woman in the Bible.

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