361 Bononia

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361 Bononia
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date March 11, 1893
Designations
Named after
Bologna
1893 P
Main belt (Hilda)
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 717.302 Gm (4.795 AU)
Perihelion 465.798 Gm (3.114 AU)
591.55 Gm (3.954 AU)
Eccentricity 0.213
2872.034 d (7.86 a)
14.98 km/s
164.023°
Inclination 12.632°
18.96°
68.306°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 142.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
D
8.22

361 Bononia is a very large main-belt asteroid.[1] It is classified as a D-type asteroid and is probably composed of organic rich silicates, carbon and anhydrous silicates. It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on March 11, 1893, in Nice.

References[edit]

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