427 Galene

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427 Galene
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 27 August 1897
Designations
1897 DJ
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 110.93 yr (40519 d)
Aphelion 3.32976 AU (498.125 Gm)
Perihelion 2.61263 AU (390.844 Gm)
2.97119 AU (444.484 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.12068
5.12 yr (1870.7 d)
17.27 km/s
90.0900°
0° 11m 32.806s / day
Inclination 5.12388°
297.424°
12.2909°
Earth MOID 1.59784 AU (239.033 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.90436 AU (284.888 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.246
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 29.98±1.2 km
Mass unknown
Mean density
unknown
Equatorial surface gravity
unknown
Equatorial escape velocity
unknown
3.705 h (0.1544 d)
0.2364±0.020
Temperature unknown
unknown
10.2

427 Galene is a typical Main belt asteroid.

The asteroid was discovered by Auguste Charlois on August 27, 1897 in Nice.

It was named after one of the Nereids of Greek Mythology (Hesiod, Theogony, 240)

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