333 Badenia

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333 Badenia
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date August 22, 1892
Designations
Named after
Baden
1892 A, A895 DC,
A911 CA, 1930 JD,
1932 TC, 1936 QQ,
1937 VB, 1950 BP1
Minor planet category Main belt (Hygiea family)
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 545.798 Gm (3.648 AU)
Perihelion 389.041 Gm (2.601 AU)
467.419 Gm (3.125 AU)
Eccentricity 0.168
2017.262 d (5.52 a)
16.85 km/s
108.683°
Inclination 3.794°
354.163°
17.737°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 78 km[1]
Mass ~3.5×1017 kg (estimate)
Mean density
~1.4 g/cm³ (estimate)[3]
~0.015 m/s² (estimate)
~0.035 km/s (estimate)
0.415 d [2]
Albedo 0.0475 [1]
Temperature ~160 K
max: 248K (-26°C)
Spectral type
C-type asteroid
9.46

333 Badenia (/bəˈdniə/ bə-DEE-nee-ə) is a large C-type (carbonaceous-type) asteroid in the outer asteroid belt.

It was discovered by Max Wolf on August 22, 1892 in Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. PDS lightcurve data
  2. G. A. Krasinsky et al. Hidden Mass in the Asteroid Belt, Icarus, Vol. 158, p. 98 (2002).