278 Paulina

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278 Paulina
278Paulina (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 278 Paulina based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 16 May 1888
Designations
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 125.42 yr (45811 d)
Aphelion 3.11948 AU (466.668 Gm)
Perihelion 2.39091 AU (357.675 Gm)
2.75519 AU (412.171 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.13222
4.57 yr (1670.4 d)
17.94 km/s
44.8832°
0° 12m 55.85s / day
Inclination 7.81777°
62.0081°
139.469°
Earth MOID 1.39287 AU (208.370 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.85663 AU (277.748 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.318
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 35.01±1.6 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
Equatorial surface gravity
unknown
Equatorial escape velocity
unknown
6.497 h (0.2707 d)
0.2505±0.024
Temperature unknown
unknown
9.4

278 Paulina is a typical Main belt asteroid.[2]

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on May 16, 1888 in Vienna.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "278 Paulina". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "278 Paulina". frieger.com. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "IAU Minor Planet Center". minorplanetcenter.net. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 

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