353 Ruperto-Carola

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353 Ruperto-Carola
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date January 16, 1893
Designations
Named after
Ruprecht Karls University
1893 F
Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 543.956 Gm (3.636 AU)
Perihelion 273.448 Gm (1.828 AU)
408.702 Gm (2.732 AU)
Eccentricity 0.331
1649.348 d (4.52 a)
18.02 km/s
311.572°
Inclination 5.711°
102.659°
321.067°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 13 - 30 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
unknown
11.0

353 Ruperto-Carola is a small Main belt asteroid.[1] It was discovered by Max Wolf on January 16, 1893 in Heidelberg. It is named after the University of Heidelberg, whose Latin name is Ruperto Carola Heidelbergensis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". JPL. Retrieved 6 April 2015.