468 Lina

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468 Lina
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date January 18, 1901
Designations
1901 FZ, A915 PA, A918 EB
Orbital characteristics
3.130 AU
Eccentricity 0.198
5.54 year
Inclination 0.440°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 69.34 km
Albedo 0.043

468 Lina is a main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Max Wolf on January 18, 1901 at Heidelberg. Its provisional name was 1901 FZ. This asteroid was named Lina after the housemaid of Max Wolf's family.[1] It is a core member of the Themis family of asteroids.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

External links[edit]

  • Yeomans, Donald K. (2003). "468 Lina (1901 FZ)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2008-05-06.