384 Burdigala

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384 Burdigala
Discovery
Discovered byF. Courty
Discovery date11 February 1894
Designations
MPC designation(384) Burdigala
Named after
Bordeaux
1894 AV
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc116.91 yr (42702 d)
Aphelion3.04508 AU (455.537 Gm)
Perihelion2.25578 AU (337.460 Gm)
2.65043 AU (396.499 Gm)
Eccentricity0.14890
4.32 yr (1576.1 d)
173.217°
0° 13m 42.305s / day
Inclination5.59096°
47.8387°
35.0366°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions36.93±2.4 km
21.1 h (0.88 d)
0.1805±0.025
9.64

Burdigala (minor planet designation: 384 Burdigala) is a typical Main belt asteroid.[1] It was discovered by F. Courty on 11 February 1894 in Bordeaux. It was the first of his two asteroid discoveries. The other was 387 Aquitania. Burdigala is the Latin name of the city of Bordeaux.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "384 Burdigala (1894 AV)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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