1306 Scythia

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1306 Scythia
Discovery [1]
Discovered by Grigory Neujmin
Discovery site Simeiz Observatory
Discovery date 22 July 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1306
Named after
Scythia
1930 OB
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 85.74 yr (31315 days)
Aphelion 3.4416040 AU (514.85663 Gm)
Perihelion 2.8486460 AU (426.15138 Gm)
3.145125 AU (470.5040 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0942662
5.58 yr (2037.3 d)
72.394781°
0° 10m 36.135s / day
Inclination 14.93777°
274.36584°
138.48256°
Earth MOID 1.87785 AU (280.922 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.88173 AU (281.503 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.150
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 67.14 kilometres (41.72 mi) ± 4.4 kilometres (2.7 mi)
Mean diameter [3]
Mean radius
33.57±2.2 km
7.525 h (0.3135 d)
0.0512±0.007[2][3]
9.71 [2][4]

1306 Scythia (1930 OB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 22, 1930, by Grigory Neujmin at Simeiz Observatory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved January 29, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "1306 Scythia (1930 OB)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Tedesco; et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 
  4. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 17, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2009. 

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