412 Elisabetha

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412 Elisabetha
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery date 7 January 1896
Designations
MPC designation (412) Elisabetha
1896 CK
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 117.65 yr (42970 d)
Aphelion 2.8841 AU (431.46 Gm)
Perihelion 2.64290 AU (395.372 Gm)
2.7635 AU (413.41 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.043648
4.59 yr (1678.0 d)
17.92 km/s
1.07289°
0° 12m 52.344s / day
Inclination 13.767°
106.47°
91.701°
Earth MOID 1.6811 AU (251.49 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.22868 AU (333.406 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.297
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 90.96±2.2 km
19.635 h (0.8181 d)
0.0536±0.003
9.2,[1] 8.97[2]

412 Elisabetha is a large main belt asteroid that was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf on 7 January 1896 in Heidelberg. It may have been named after his mother, Elise Wolf (née Helwerth).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yeomans, Donald K., "412 Elisabetha", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2012), Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Springer, p. 47, ISBN 3642297188. 

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