1171 Rusthawelia

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Rusthawelia
Discovery
Discovered by Arend, S
Discovery site Uccle
Discovery date 3 October 1930
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 112.09 yr (40941 days)
Aphelion 3.7864972 AU (566.45192 Gm)
Perihelion 2.5725559 AU (384.84888 Gm)
3.1795265 AU (475.65039 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1908997
5.67 yr (2070.8 d)
73.357365°
0° 10m 25.839s / day
Inclination 3.075540°
122.21412°
288.78394°
Earth MOID 1.58382 AU (236.936 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.60318 AU (239.832 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.169
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 70.98 ± 2.42 km[2]
Mean radius
35.065±1.15 km
Mass (1.81 ± 0.20) × 1018 kg[2]
Mean density
9.66 ± 1.45[2] g/cm3
10.98 h (0.458 d)[1]
0.0394±0.003[1]
P[1]
9.90[1]

1171 Rusthawelia is a dark 70 km main-belt asteroid discovered on 3 October 1930 Sylvain Julien Victor Arend at Uccle.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1171 Rusthawelia". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.

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