282 Clorinde

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282 Clorinde
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 28 January 1889
Designations
MPC designation (282) Clorinde
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 117.48 yr (42911 d)
Aphelion 2.52817 AU (378.209 Gm)
Perihelion 2.15070 AU (321.740 Gm)
2.33944 AU (349.975 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.080677
3.58 yr (1307.0 d)
277.334°
0° 16m 31.606s / day
Inclination 9.03297°
144.972°
295.960°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 39.03±1.0 km
6.42 h (0.268 d)
0.0502±0.003
Temperature unknown
10.91

282 Clorinde is a typical Main belt asteroid.[2] It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 28 January 1889 in Nice. It was named after Clorinda, the heroine of Torquato Tasso's poem Jerusalem Delivered.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "282 Clorinde". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "282 Clorinde & UCAC4−520−028079" (PDF). Sendai Uchukan. Retrieved 6 April 2015. 

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