388 Charybdis

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388 Charybdis
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 7 March 1894
Designations
Named after
Charybdis
1894 BA
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 122.09 yr (44595 d)
Aphelion 3.20025 AU (478.751 Gm)
Perihelion 2.81022 AU (420.403 Gm)
3.00524 AU (449.578 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.064892
5.21 yr (1902.9 d)
17.18 km/s
10.9926°
0° 11m 21.066s / day
Inclination 6.44575°
354.285°
333.004°
Earth MOID 1.80028 AU (269.318 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.07217 AU (309.992 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.239
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 114.17±6.8 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
Equatorial surface gravity
unknown
Equatorial escape velocity
unknown
9.516 h (0.3965 d)
0.0506±0.007
Temperature unknown
C
8.57

388 Charybdis is a very large main-belt asteroid.[1] It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of privitive carbonates. It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on March 7, 1894, in Nice. It is probably named after the monster in Greek mythology.

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