450 Brigitta

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450 Brigitta
Discovery
Discovered byM. F. Wolf
A. Schwassmann
Discovery date10 October 1899
Designations
MPC designation(450) Brigitta
1899 EV
Main belt (Eos)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc116.51 yr (42557 d)
Aphelion3.31399 AU (495.766 Gm)
Perihelion2.72067 AU (407.006 Gm)
3.01733 AU (451.386 Gm)
Eccentricity0.098320
5.24 yr (1914.4 d)
125.651°
0° 11m 16.976s / day
Inclination10.1548°
14.4643°
356.379°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions33.32±1.3 km
10.75 h (0.448 d)
0.1229±0.010
10.2

Brigitta (minor planet designation: 450 Brigitta) is a typical Main belt asteroid. It is a member of the Eos family.[2]

It was discovered by Max Wolf and A. Schwassmann on 10 October 1899 in Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "450 Brigitta (1899 EV)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ Alvarez-Candal, Alvaro; et al. (December 2004), "Rotational lightcurves of asteroids belonging to families", Icarus, 172 (2): 388–401, Bibcode:2004Icar..172..388A, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.06.008.

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