504 Cora

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504 Cora
Discovery
Discovered by Solon Irving Bailey
Discovery site Arequipa
Discovery date June 30, 1902
Designations
1902 LK
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.313 AU
Perihelion 2.129 AU
2.721 AU
Eccentricity 0.217
4.488 a
304.145°
Inclination 12.891°
104.716°
248.256°

504 Cora is a M-type main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun.[1][2]

It was discovered on June 30, 1902 by Solon Irving Bailey at Arequipa, and named after a figure in Inca mythology.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Near-IR Spectrocopy of Two M-Class Main Belt Asteroids, 418 Alemannia and 504 Cora, American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #39, #33.06; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 39, p.477 (2007)
  2. ^ 504 Cora CCD Spectrum, NASA Planetary Data System, EAR-A-I0028-4-SBN0001/SMASSII-V1.0:504CORA01
  3. ^ Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volume 1, p. 55 (5th ed. 2003)
  4. ^ Aufsuchungsephemeride des Planeten (504) (1902 LK), Astronomische Nachrichten, Volume 163, Issue 20, No. 3908, p. 316 (1903)