437 Rhodia

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437 Rhodia
Discovery
Discovered byAuguste Charlois
Discovery date16 July 1898
Designations
MPC designation(437) Rhodia
1898 DP
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc117.73 yr (43001 d)
Aphelion2.9793 AU (445.70 Gm)
Perihelion1.79242 AU (268.142 Gm)
2.38586 AU (356.920 Gm)
Eccentricity0.24873
3.69 yr (1346.1 d)
355.267°
0° 16m 2.82s / day
Inclination7.3442°
263.22°
62.058°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions13.12±0.7 km[1]
56 h (2.3 d)
0.7035±0.084[1][2]
10.41[1]

Rhodia (minor planet designation: 437 Rhodia) is a Main belt asteroid that was discovered by French astronomer Auguste Charlois on 16 July 1898 in Nice. It has the highest albedo of any main belt asteroid.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 437 Rhodia (1898 DP)" (2008-05-13 last obs). Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b Johnston, Wm. Robert (28 June 2003). "Asteroid albedos: graphs of data". Johnston's Archive. Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-16.

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