270 Anahita

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270 Anahita
Discovery
Discovered by C. H. F. Peters
Discovery date October 8, 1887
Designations
Named after
Anahita
1926 VG
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 378.461 Gm (2.53 AU)
Perihelion 279.282 Gm (1.867 AU)
328.872 Gm (2.198 AU)
Eccentricity 0.151
1190.534 d (3.26 a)
20.09 km/s
29.193°
Inclination 2.365°
254.568°
80.427°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 50.78 km[1]
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
15.06 h
Albedo 0.217
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
S
8.75

270 Anahita is a stony S-type Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on October 8, 1887 in Clinton, New York.

It was named after the Avestan divinity Aredvi Sura Anahita.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey" Astron. J., 123, 1056-1085