446 Aeternitas

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446 Aeternitas
Discovery
Discovered by M. Wolf,
A. Schwassmann
Discovery date October 27, 1899
Designations
Named after
Aeternitas
1899 ER
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Aphelion 468.891 Gm (3.134 AU)
Perihelion 365.544 Gm (2.444 AU)
417.217 Gm (2.789 AU)
Eccentricity 0.124
1701.161 d (4.66 a)
17.84 km/s
273.482°
Inclination 10.624°
42.153°
280.035°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 45.4 km[1]
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
unknown
unknown
15.7413 hr[1]
Albedo 0.2361[1]
Temperature unknown
Spectral type
A[1]
8.9[1]

446 Aeternitas is a main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Max Wolf and A. Schwassmann on October 27, 1899 in Heidelberg. It is classified as an A-type asteroid. The asteroid is roughly 45 km in diameter and has a high albedo.[1]

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