289 Nenetta

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289 Nenetta
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date March 10, 1890
Designations
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 518.363 Gm (3.465 AU)
Perihelion 340.911 Gm (2.279 AU)
429.637 Gm (2.872 AU)
Eccentricity 0.207
1777.686 d (4.87 a)
17.58 km/s
333.503°
Inclination 6.691°
182.208°
189.656°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 34.0 km
9.51

289 Nenetta is a typical Main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on March 10, 1890 in Nice.

The spectrum of 289 Nenetta reveals the strong presence of the mineral Olivine, a relatively rarity in the asteroid belt.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burbine, T. H. et al. (July 2000), "The Nature of Olivine Asteroids", Meteoritics & Planetary Science 35: A35, Bibcode:2000M&PSA..35R..35B.