235 Carolina

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235 Carolina
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 28 November 1883
Designations
Named after
Caroline Island
A909 GJ, 1934 GY,
1939 GN, 1956 VK
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 132.11 yr (48255 d)
Aphelion 3.06301 AU (458.220 Gm)
Perihelion 2.69787 AU (403.596 Gm)
2.88044 AU (430.908 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.063383
4.89 yr (1785.6 d)
17.54 km/s
178.096°
0° 12m 5.803s / day
Inclination 9.03035°
66.0344°
209.338°
Earth MOID 1.68556 AU (252.156 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.99655 AU (298.680 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.273
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 57.58±1.5 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
Equatorial surface gravity
unknown
Equatorial escape velocity
unknown
17.610 h (0.7338 d)
0.1580±0.009
Temperature unknown
S
8.9

235 Carolina is a sizeable Main belt asteroid. It is an S-type asteroid.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on November 28, 1883 in Vienna.

The asteroid was named after Caroline Island, now part of Kiribati.

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