506 Marion

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506 Marion
Discovery
Discovered by Raymond Smith Dugan
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date February 17, 1903
Designations
Alternative names 1903 LN
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.486 AU
Perihelion 2.593 AU
Semi-major axis 3.040 AU
Eccentricity 0.147
Orbital period 5.300 a
Mean anomaly 152.797°
Inclination 16.996°
Longitude of ascending node 313.024°
Argument of perihelion 147.535°

506 Marion is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was discovered by Raymond Smith Dugan in February 1903, and was later named after a cousin of his. It is designated as a C-type asteroid with a size of approximately 104 kilometres (64.6 mi).[1]

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