705 Erminia

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705 Erminia
Discovery
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date October 6, 1910
Designations
1910 KV
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 2014-Dec-09
(JD 2457000.5)
Aphelion 3.0656381 AU
Perihelion 2.7815681 AU
2.92360309 AU
Eccentricity 0.04858217
4.99903088 a
230.90337°
Inclination 25.042448°
2.89512°
100.85853°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 70-130 km (assumed albedo=0.05-0.3)
134.22 ±2.3 (IRAS)
128 x 141 (occultation)
133.9-134.5 (albedo estimate)
53.96 hours (2 days 5 hours 57 minutes 36 seconds)
Albedo 0.0432 ±0.002
Spectral type
X (tholen) C (SMASSII)
B-V = 0.667-0.725
U-B = 0.249-0.327
8.39

705 Erminia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Its name derives from the comic opera Erminie. An occultation on December 8th, 2014 gave 3 chords, with one measurement suggesting a small moon 6-10 kilometers wide at a distance of 400 kilometers to the primary.[1]

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