Maria family

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The Maria or Marian asteroids are a group of asteroids that orbit the sun with distances between about 2.5 and 2.706 AU. Asteroids in this family typically have an inclination of 12 to 17 degrees.[1] The family gets its name from the asteroid 170 Maria.

Asteroids in this Family[edit]

Name a e i
170 Maria 2.553 0.065 14.40°
875 Nymphe 2.552 0.151 14.585°
879 Ricarda 2.531 0.155 13.681°

References[edit]

  1. ^ EasySky - Screenshots