352 Gisela

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352 Gisela
352Gisela (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 352 Gisela based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date January 12, 1893
Designations
1893 B; A895 XA;
1950 XT
Main belt (Flora family)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 377.408 Gm (2.523 AU)
Perihelion 278.943 Gm (1.865 AU)
328.176 Gm (2.194 AU)
Eccentricity 0.15
1186.756 d (3.25 a)
20.11 km/s
240.736°
Inclination 3.382°
247.431°
144.326°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 20.0 km
Mass ~1×1016 (estimate)
Mean density
~2.7 g/cm³ (estimate)[2]
~0.007 m/s² (estimate)
~0.01 km/s (estimate)
0.312 d (7.49 h) [1]
Albedo 0.4261 [1]
Temperature ~168 K
max: 256 K (-16 °C)
Spectral type
S [1]
10.22[3]

352 Gisela is an asteroid belonging to the Flora family in the Main Belt that has an unusually high albedo.

It was discovered by Max Wolf on January 12, 1893 in Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Yeomans, Donald K., "352 Gisela", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  2. ^ Krasinsky, G. A.; Pitjeva, E. V.; Vasilyev, M. V.; Yagudina, E. I. (2002), "Hidden Mass in the Asteroid Belt", Icarus 158: 98, Bibcode:2002Icar..158...98K, doi:10.1006/icar.2002.6837. 
  3. ^ Warner, Brian D. (December 2007), "Initial Results of a Dedicated H-G Project", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 34: 113–119, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34..113W.