360 Carlova

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360 Carlova
360Carlova (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 360 Carlova based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 11 March 1893
Designations
Alternative names 1893 N
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 530.147 Gm (3.544 AU)
Perihelion 366.965 Gm (2.453 AU)
Semi-major axis 448.556 Gm (2.998 AU)
Eccentricity 0.182
Orbital period 1896.387 d (5.19 a)
Average orbital speed 17.2 km/s
Mean anomaly 273.152°
Inclination 11.713°
Longitude of ascending node 132.67°
Argument of perihelion 288.654°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 116.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density unknown
Equatorial surface gravity unknown
Escape velocity unknown
Rotation period unknown
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type C
Absolute magnitude (H) 8.48

360 Carlova is a very large main-belt asteroid. It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of carbonaceous material.

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 11 March 1893 in Nice.