404 Arsinoë

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404 Arsinoë
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date June 20, 1895
Designations
1895 BY
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 465.119 Gm (3.109 AU)
Perihelion 311.226 Gm (2.08 AU)
388.173 Gm (2.595 AU)
Eccentricity 0.198
1526.65 d (4.18 a)
18.49 km/s
129.956°
Inclination 14.113°
92.688°
121.01°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 96.97 ± 3.01[2] km
Mass (3.42 ± 3.03) × 1018[2] kg
Spectral type
C
9.11[3]

404 Arsinoë 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 June 20, 1895, in Nice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "404 Arsinoe", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73: 98-118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.
  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.