505 Cava

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505 Cava
505Cava (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 505 Cava based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by R. H. Frost
Discovery site Arequipa
Discovery date August 21, 1902
Designations
1902 LL
Orbital characteristics
Epoch March 2, 1995 (JDCT 2449778.5)
Aphelion 3.343 AU
Perihelion 2.026 AU
2.685 AU
Eccentricity 0.245
4.399 yr
-91.960°
Inclination 9.822°
91.066°
336.288°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 101.51 ± 1.83[1] km
Mass (3.99 ± 3.84) × 1018[1] kg

505 Cava is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

In 2001, the asteroid was detected by radar from the Arecibo Observatory at a distance of 1.18 AU. The resulting data yielded an effective diameter of 105 ± 17 km.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ Magri, Christopher et al. (January 2007), "A radar survey of main-belt asteroids: Arecibo observations of 55 objects during 1999 2003" (PDF), Icarus 186 (1): 126–151, Bibcode:2007Icar..186..126M, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2006.08.018, retrieved 2015-04-14.