235 Carolina

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235 Carolina
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 28 November 1883
Designations
MPC designation (235) Carolina
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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