769 Tatjana

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769 Tatjana
Discovery
Discovered by G. N. Neujmin
Discovery site Simeis
Discovery date October 6, 1913
Designations
1913 TA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.754 AU
Perihelion 2.596 AU
3.175 AU
Eccentricity 0.182
5.657 a
111.608°
Inclination 7.360°
38.637°
255.076°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 106.27 ± 4.02[1] km
Mass (6.31 ± 0.64) × 1018[1] kg
Mean density
10.03 ± 1.52[1] g/cm3

769 Tatjana is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. The body was called such after Tatiana Larina, protagonist of Alexander Pushkin's poem "Eugene Onegin".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73: 98-118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. — Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition. — B., Heidelberg, N. Y.: Springer, 2003. — P. 73. — ISBN 3-540-00238-3.

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