269 Justitia

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269 Justitia
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 21 September 1887
Designations
MPC designation (269) Justitia
1942 XY
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 126.16 yr (46080 d)
Aphelion 3.17477 AU (474.939 Gm)
Perihelion 2.0555 AU (307.50 Gm)
2.61515 AU (391.221 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.21399
4.23 yr (1544.7 d)
18.41 km/s
219.582°
0° 13m 59.016s / day
Inclination 5.4799°
156.759°
119.62°
Earth MOID 1.0457 AU (156.43 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.979 AU (296.1 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.368
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 53.62±1.3 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
Equatorial surface gravity
unknown
Equatorial escape velocity
unknown
33.128 h (1.3803 d)
0.0974±0.005
Temperature unknown
unknown
9.7

269 Justitia is a fairly sizeable Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on September 21, 1887 in Vienna.

The asteroid was named after Justitia, the Roman equivalent of Themis, the Greek goddess of justice (she also has an asteroid named after her, 24 Themis).

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