501 Urhixidur

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501 Urhixidur
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date January 18, 1903
Designations
1903 LB; 1943 FC;
1949 FW; 1951 RB2;
1951 SE; 1955 FB
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 10, 2005 (JD 2453500.5)
Aphelion 540.736 Gm (3.615 AU)
Perihelion 407.035 Gm (2.721 AU)
473.885 Gm (3.168 AU)
Eccentricity 0.141
2059.303 d (5.64 a)
16.65 km/s
207.360°
Inclination 20.864°
357.573°
351.162°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 77.4 km
Mass 4.9×1017 kg
Mean density
2.0 g/cm³
0.0216 m/s²
0.0409 km/s
0.625 d (15 h) 1
Albedo 0.0812 2
Temperature ~157 K
Spectral type
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8.9

501 Urhixidur is a relatively large (ranked 372nd by IRAS) main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Dr. Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf (1863–1932), at the Königstuhl Observatory in Heidelberg, Germany on January 18, 1903. It is named after a character in Friedrich Theodor Vischer's then-bestseller satirical novel Auch Einer.