316 Goberta

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316 Goberta
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 8 September 1891
Designations
Main belt (Themis)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 124.27 yr (45391 d)
Aphelion 3.61240 AU (540.407 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7458 AU (410.77 Gm)
3.1791 AU (475.59 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.13629
5.67 yr (2070.4 d)
16.73 km/s
315.703°
0° 10m 25.968s / day
Inclination 2.3390°
123.921°
314.741°
Earth MOID 1.76039 AU (263.351 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.63706 AU (244.901 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.184
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 47.92±1.9 km
8.605 h (0.3585 d)[1]
8.605 ± 0.01 hours[2]
0.0925±0.008
10.1,[1] 9.87[3]

316 Goberta is a mid-sized Themistian asteroid that was discovered by French astronomer Auguste Charlois on September 8, 1891 in Nice, France.[4]

The light curve of 316 Goberta shows a periodicity of 8.605 ± 0.01 hours, during which time the brightness of the object varies by 0.20 ± 0.05 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Yeomans, Donald K., "316 Goberta", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Menke, John; et al. (October 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at Menke Observatory", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 35 (4): 155–160, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..155M 
  3. ^ Warner, Brian D. (December 2007), "Initial Results of a Dedicated H-G Project", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 34, pp. 113–119, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34..113W. 
  4. ^ Charlois, A.; Benennung von kleinen Planeten, Astronomische Nachrichten, Vol. 132, No. 3155, p. 175

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