531 Zerlina

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531 Zerlina
531Zerlina (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 531 Zerlina based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date April 12, 1904
Designations
1904 NW
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.339 AU
Perihelion 2.228 AU
2.783 AU
Eccentricity 0.200
4.643 a
250.997°
Inclination 34.011°
197.880°
57.726°

531 Zerlina is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Observations using the IRAS satellite have shown it to have an absolute magnitude of 11.8, a diameter of 15.19 kilometers, a rotational period of 16.706 hours, and an albedo of 0.1460. It is named for a character in Mozart's opera, Don Giovanni.

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=531