556 Phyllis

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556 Phyllis
556Phyllis (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 556 Phyllis based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Paul Götz
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date January 8, 1905
Designations
1905 PW
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 2.715 AU
Perihelion 2.214 AU
2.465 AU
Eccentricity 0.102
3.869 a
2.203°
Inclination 5.232°
286.259°
177.388°

556 Phyllis is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is an S-type asteroid with a diameter of 38 km and a geometric albedo of 0.185. Based on photometric observations between 1998 and 2006, it has a synodic rotation period of 4.293 ± 0.001 hours.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marciniak, A. et al. (October 2007), "Photometry and models of selected main belt asteroids. IV. 184 Dejopeja, 276 Adelheid, 556 Phyllis", Astronomy and Astrophysics 473 (2): 633–639, Bibcode:2007A&A...473..633M, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20077694. 

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