341 California

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341 California
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date 25 September 1892
Designations
Named after
California
1892 J; 1979 FY2
Main belt (Flora family)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 113.45 yr (41439 d)
Aphelion 2.62698 AU (392.991 Gm)
Perihelion 1.77187 AU (265.068 Gm)
2.19943 AU (329.030 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.19439
3.26 yr (1191.4 d)
20.08 km/s
15.6325°
0° 18m 7.783s / day
Inclination 5.66900°
29.0469°
293.875°
Earth MOID 0.768671 AU (114.9915 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.6994 AU (403.82 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.635
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 14.67±0.9 km[1]
15 km [2]
Mass ~5×1015 (estimate)
Mean density
~2.7 g/cm³ (estimate)[3]
Equatorial surface gravity
~0.006 m/s² (estimate)
Equatorial escape velocity
~0.009 km/s (estimate)
317 h (13.2 d)
0.4950±0.064[1]
0.495 [2]
Temperature ~162 K
max: 256 K (-17°C)
S[4]
10.55

341 California is an asteroid belonging to the Flora family in the Main Belt, that has an unusually high albedo.

It was discovered by Max Wolf on September 25, 1892 in Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "341 California (1892 J)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey Archived June 23, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ G. A. Krasinsky; et al. (2002). "Hidden Mass in the Asteroid Belt". Icarus. 158: 98. Bibcode:2002Icar..158...98K. doi:10.1006/icar.2002.6837. 
  4. ^ PDS spectral class data

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