268 Adorea

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268 Adorea
Discovery
Discovered by A. Borrelly
Discovery date June 8, 1887
Designations
n/a
Main belt (Themis)
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 524.338 Gm (3.505 AU)
Perihelion 401.688 Gm (2.685 AU)
463.013 Gm (3.095 AU)
Eccentricity 0.132
1988.806 d (5.45 a)
16.93 km/s
260.208°
Inclination 2.437°
120.977°
70.842°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 140.31 ± 3.34[1] km
Mass (3.25 ± 2.26) × 1018[1] kg
Mean density
2.24 ± 1.56[1] g/cm3
9.44 h
Albedo 0.044
Spectral type
FC
8.28

268 Adorea is a very large Themistian asteroid.[citation needed] It is classified as a primitive carbonaceous F-type/C-type asteroid.

It was discovered by A. Borrelly on June 8, 1887 in Marseilles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73: 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.

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