503 Evelyn

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503 Evelyn
Discovery
Discovered by Raymond Smith Dugan
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date January 19, 1903
Designations
1903 LF
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.201 AU
Perihelion 2.248 AU
2.725 AU
Eccentricity 0.175
4.498 a
303.359°
Inclination 5.026°
69.201°
40.140°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 87.58 ± 3.58[1] km
Mass (2.85 ± 0.34) × 1018[1] kg
Mean density
8.10 ± 1.38[1] g/cm3

503 Evelyn is a main belt asteroid discovered by Raymond Smith Dugan on 19 January 1903. The asteroid was named after Evelyn Smith Dugan, mother of the discoverer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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.