329 Svea

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329 Svea
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date March 21, 1892
Designations
Named after
Sweden
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 379.709 Gm (2.538 AU)
Perihelion 361.529 Gm (2.417 AU)
370.619 Gm (2.477 AU)
Eccentricity 0.025
1424.275 d (3.9 a)
18.92 km/s
303.516°
Inclination 15.887°
178.556°
53.058°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 78.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
22.6 ± 0.01 hours[1]
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
C
9.66

329 Svea is a large Main belt asteroid. It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of carbonaceous material.

It was discovered by Max Wolf on March 21, 1892 in Heidelberg.

The light curve of 329 Svea shows a periodicity of 22.6 ± 0.01 hours, during which time the brightness of the object varies by 0.10 ± 0.03 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Menke, John et al. (October 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at Menke Observatory", The Minor Planet Bulletin (Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers) 35 (4): 155–160, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..155M