301 Bavaria

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301 Bavaria
Discovery
Discovered byJohann Palisa
Discovery date16 November 1890
Designations
MPC designation(301) Bavaria
Named after
Bavaria
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc117.42 yr (42888 d)
Aphelion2.90693 AU (434.871 Gm)
Perihelion2.54364 AU (380.523 Gm)
2.72528 AU (407.696 Gm)
Eccentricity0.066652
4.50 yr (1643.3 d)
115.993°
0° 13m 8.659s / day
Inclination4.89466°
142.374°
125.469°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions54.32±3.3 km
12.253 h (0.5105 d)
0.0546±0.007
10.3

Bavaria (minor planet designation: 301 Bavaria) is a carbonaceous background asteroid from the intermediate asteroid belt, approximately 54 kilometers (34 miles).[1] It was discovered by Johann Palisa on 16 November 1890 in Vienna.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "301 Bavaria". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016.

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