297 Caecilia

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297 Caecilia
297Caecilia (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 297 Caecilia based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 9 September 1890
Designations
Main Belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 115.88 yr (42326 d)
Aphelion 3.6149 AU (540.78 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7117 AU (405.66 Gm)
3.1633 AU (473.22 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.14276
5.63 yr (2055.0 d)
16.75 km/s
116.75°
0° 10m 30.684s / day
Inclination 7.5526°
332.104°
354.125°
Earth MOID 1.69954 AU (254.248 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.71945 AU (257.226 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.175
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 39.48±1.8 km
4.163 h (0.1735 d)
0.1796±0.018
9.1

297 Caecilia is a typical Main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on September 9, 1890 in Nice.

Photometric observations during 2003 showed a rotation period of 6.163 ± 0.004 hours with a brightness variation of 0.15 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "297 Caecilia". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Cooney, Walter R., Jr. (March 2005), "Lightcurve results for minor planets 228 Agathe, 297 Caecilia, 744 Aguntina 1062 Ljuba, 1605 Milankovitch, and 3125 Hay", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 32 (1): 15–16, Bibcode:2005MPBu...32...15C. 

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