1171 Rusthawelia

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Rusthawelia
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Arend, S
Discovery site Uccle
Discovery date October 3, 1930
Orbital characteristics
Epoch Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454600.5 (2008-May-14.0) TDB
Aphelion 3.7909747 AU
Perihelion 2.5725773 AU
3.1817760 AU
Eccentricity 0.1914650
2073.0168355 days
5.68 years
16.79264
Inclination 3.07472 °
122.24212 °
287.64451 °
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 70.98 ± 2.42[1] km
Mass (1.81 ± 0.20) × 1018[1] kg
Mean density
9.66 ± 1.45[1] g/cm3
10.98 h[2]
0.0394[2]
P[2]
9.9[2]

1171 Rusthawelia is a dark 70 km main-belt asteroid discovered on 3 October 1930 Sylvain Julien Victor Arend at Uccle.[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. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1171 Rusthawelia". Jet Propulsion Laboratory.