669 Kypria

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669 Kypria
669Kypria (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 669 Kypria based on its light curve.
Discovered by August Kopff
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date August 20, 1908
1908 DQ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.260 AU
Perihelion 2.760 AU
3.010 AU
Eccentricity 0.083
5.221 a
Inclination 10.793°

669 Kypria is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer August Kopff on August 20, 1908.

This is a member of the dynamic Eos family of asteroids that most likely formed as the result of a collisional breakup of a parent body.[2]


  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "669 Kypria", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  2. ^ Veeder, G. J. et al. (March 1995), "Eos, Koronis, and Maria family asteroids: Infrared (JHK) photometry", Icarus 114: 186–196, Bibcode:1995Icar..114..186V, doi:10.1006/icar.1995.1053, CiteSeerX: 

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