897 Lysistrata

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897 Lysistrata
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date August 3, 1918
1918 DZ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 2.781 AU
Perihelion 2.300 AU
2.541 AU
Eccentricity 0.095
4.050 a
Inclination 14.329°

897 Lysistrata is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on August 3, 1918.

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


  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "897 Lysistrata", 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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