280 Philia

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280 Philia
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date October 29, 1888
Designations
Named after
Philia
Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 487.353 Gm (3.258 AU)
Perihelion 393.613 Gm (2.631 AU)
440.483 Gm (2.944 AU)
Eccentricity 0.106
1845.459 d (5.05 a)
17.31 km/s
317.496°
Inclination 7.446°
10.404°
85.749°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 46.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
unknown
10.7

280 Philia is a fairly large Main belt asteroid.[1] It was discovered by Johann Palisa on October 29, 1888 at the Vienna Observatory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ James R. Lewis. The Encyclopedia of Heavenly Influences. p. 521. Retrieved 6 April 2015.