296 Phaëtusa

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296 Phaëtusa
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date August 19, 1890
Designations
Named after
Phaethusa
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 386.835 Gm (2.586 AU)
Perihelion 279.972 Gm (1.871 AU)
333.403 Gm (2.229 AU)
Eccentricity 0.16
1215.226 d (3.33 a)
19.95 km/s
109.085°
Inclination 1.747°
121.62°
252.171°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 7 - 15 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
unknown
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296 Phaëtusa is a small Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on August 19, 1890 in Nice.