441 Bathilde

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441 Bathilde
441Bathilde (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 441 Bathilde based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Auguste Charlois
Discovery date 8 December 1898
Designations
1898 ED
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 117.20 yr (42808 d)
Aphelion 3.0266 AU (452.77 Gm)
Perihelion 2.58642 AU (386.923 Gm)
2.80651 AU (419.848 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.078421
4.70 yr (1717.3 d)
17.78 km/s
348.249°
0° 12m 34.668s / day
Inclination 8.1476°
253.585°
201.62°
Earth MOID 1.60331 AU (239.852 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.16565 AU (323.977 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.304
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 70.32±2.6 km
10.446 h (0.4353 d)
0.1410±0.011
8.51

441 Bathilde is a large main belt asteroid that was discovered by French astronomer Auguste Charlois on December 8, 1898 in Nice.

10µ radiometric data collected from Kitt Peak in 1975 gave a diameter estimate of 64 km.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "441 Bathilde", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Morrison, D.; Chapman, C. R. (March 1976), "Radiometric diameters for an additional 22 asteroids", Astrophysical Journal 204, pp. 934–939, Bibcode:2008mgm..conf.2594S, doi:10.1142/9789812834300_0469. 

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