334 Chicago

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334 Chicago
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date 23 August 1892
Designations
Named after
Chicago
1892 L
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 123.39 yr (45069 d)
Aphelion 3.98201 AU (595.700 Gm)
Perihelion 3.80814 AU (569.690 Gm)
3.89507 AU (582.694 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.022319
7.69 yr (2807.8 d)
15.09 km/s
110.236°
0° 7m 41.567s / day
Inclination 4.64130°
130.179°
148.310°
Earth MOID 2.79259 AU (417.766 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.07069 AU (160.173 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.060
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 158.55±8.9 km[1]
167.26 ± 7.27 km[2]
Mass (5.06 ± 5.63) × 1018 kg[2]
7.361 h (0.3067 d)
0.0618±0.008
C
7.7

334 Chicago is a very large main-belt asteroid. It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of carbonaceous material.

It was discovered by Max Wolf on August 23, 1892, in Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "334 Chicago (1892 L)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336free to read, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.

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