738 Alagasta

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738 Alagasta
Discovery
Discovered by Franz Kaiser
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date January 7, 1913
Designations
Alternative names 1913 QO
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.221 AU
Perihelion 2.844 AU
Semi-major axis 3.033 AU
Eccentricity 0.062
Orbital period 5.282 a
Mean anomaly 121.609°
Inclination 3.529°
Longitude of ascending node 132.379°
Argument of perihelion 41.126°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 63 km[1]
Rotation period 17.83 hr[1]
Albedo 0.0398[1]
Absolute magnitude (H) 10.1[1]

738 Alagasta is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. The asteroid is roughly 63 km in diameter and has a low albedo.[1]

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