373 Melusina

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373 Melusina
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date September 15, 1893
Designations
1893 AJ
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 534.07 Gm (3.57 AU)
Perihelion 397.149 Gm (2.655 AU)
465.609 Gm (3.112 AU)
Eccentricity 0.147
2005.556 d (5.49 a)
16.88 km/s
94.541°
Inclination 15.45°
4.06°
347.905°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 96.0 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Albedo unknown
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
C
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373 Melusina is a 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 September 15, 1893 in Nice.