512 Taurinensis

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512 Taurinensis
512Taurinensis (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 512 Taurinensis based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date June 23, 1903
Designations
1903 LV
Minor planet category Mars-crossing[1]
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JD 2453600.5)
Aphelion 2.746 AU
Perihelion 1.632 AU
2.189 AU
Eccentricity 0.254
3.239 a
132.846°
Inclination 8.751°
107.202°
248.912°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 23 km[1]

512 Taurinensis is a 23km Mars-crossing minor planet.[1] It is an S-type asteroid, with a rotation period of 5.59 hours. Other larger Mars crossing minor planets include 132 Aethra (43km), 323 Brucia (36km), and 2204 Lyyli (25km).

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