975 Perseverantia

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975 Perseverantia
Discovery
Discovered by J. Palisa
Discovery site Vienna
Discovery date March 27, 1922
Designations
1922 LT
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 2.935 AU
Perihelion 2.733 AU
2.834 AU
Eccentricity 0.036
4.770 a
262.516°
Inclination 2.560°
38.854°
53.146°

975 Perseverantia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa on March 27, 1922.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "975 Perseverantia", 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: 10.1.1.31.2739. 

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