295 Theresia

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295 Theresia
Discovery
Discovered by Johann Palisa
Discovery date 17 August 1890
Designations
MPC designation (295) Theresia
Named after
Maria Theresa
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 116.73 yr (42635 d)
Aphelion 3.27560 AU (490.023 Gm)
Perihelion 2.31460 AU (346.259 Gm)
2.79510 AU (418.141 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.17191
4.67 yr (1706.8 d)
266.698°
0° 12m 39.294s / day
Inclination 2.70824°
276.055°
148.036°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 27.72±1.9 km[2]
10.730 h (0.4471 d)
0.1930±0.029
Temperature unknown
10.19

295 Theresia is a typical Main belt asteroid.[3] It was discovered by Johann Palisa on 17 August 1890 in Vienna.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "295 Theresia". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. ^ Billings, Lee (2016-05-27). "For Asteroid-Hunting Astronomers, Nathan Myhrvold Says the Sky Is Falling". Scientific American. Retrieved 2016-06-09.
  3. ^ "295 Theresia". Asteroid Occultation. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  4. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D (11 November 2013). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1 (3 ed.). Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 60–61. ISBN 978-3-662-06615-7. OCLC 809148995. Retrieved 9 June 2016.

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