465 Alekto

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465 Alekto
Discovery[1]
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg Observatory
Discovery date13 January 1901
Designations
MPC designation(465) Alekto
Named after
Alekto
1901 FW, 1949 YE1, 1949 YU, 1968 PB, A907 EF, A916 YC
Main-belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc115.24 yr (42091 d)
Aphelion3.7315 AU (558.22 Gm)
Perihelion2.4538 AU (367.08 Gm)
3.0927 AU (462.66 Gm)
Eccentricity0.20657
5.44 yr (1986.5 d)
8.223375°
0° 10m 52.396s / day
Inclination4.6493°
300.6133°
283.7859°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions73.34±2.8 km
10.938 h (0.4558 d)
10.938 hours
0.0433±0.004
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin[2]
9.7

Alekto (minor planet designation: 465 Alekto) is a main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by Max Wolf on January 13, 1901. Its provisional name was 1901 FW. It is named for Alecto from Greek Mythology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "465 Alekto". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SPK-ID: 465. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ "HEC: Exoplanets Calculator". Planetary Habitability Laboratory. University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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