195 Eurykleia

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195 Eurykleia
Discovery
Discovered byJ. Palisa, 1879
Discovery date19 April 1879
Designations
MPC designation(195) Eurykleia
Pronunciation/ˌjʊərɪˈklə/
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc131.99 yr (48208 d)
Aphelion3.0036 AU (449.33 Gm)
Perihelion2.7493 AU (411.29 Gm)
2.8764 AU (430.30 Gm)
Eccentricity0.044205
4.88 yr (1781.9 d)
113.56°
0° 12m 7.308s / day
Inclination6.9718°
6.9930°
119.12°
Earth MOID1.77052 AU (264.866 Gm)
Jupiter MOID2.01174 AU (300.952 Gm)
TJupiter3.284
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
42.855±0.85 km
16.521 h (0.6884 d)
0.0599±0.002
C
9.01

Eurykleia (minor planet designation: 195 Eurykleia) is a fairly large main belt asteroid. It has a dark surface and primitive carbonaceous composition.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on April 19, 1879, and named after Euryclea, the wet-nurse of Odysseus in The Odyssey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "195 Eurykleia". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016.

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