871 Amneris

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871 Amneris
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date May 14, 1917
Designations
1917 BY
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 2.488 AU
Perihelion 1.956 AU
2.222 AU
Eccentricity 0.120
3.312 a
230.511°
Inclination 4.252°
158.129°
65.936°
Physical characteristics
12.1

871 Amneris is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is the namesake of the Amneris family, a subgroup of the Flora family of Main Belt asteroids.

This asteroid was named after Amneris, a character in Giuseppe Verdi's Aida.[citation needed]

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