465 Alekto

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465 Alekto
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelburg
Discovery date 13 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 arc 115.24 yr (42091 d)
Aphelion 3.7315 AU (558.22 Gm)
Perihelion 2.4538 AU (367.08 Gm)
3.0927 AU (462.66 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.20657
5.44 yr (1986.5 d)
8.223375°
0° 10m 52.396s / day
Inclination 4.6493°
300.6133°
283.7859°
Earth MOID 1.44979 AU (216.885 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.32173 AU (197.728 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.186
Proper orbital elements
66.0650 deg / yr
5.44918 yr
(1990.313 d)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 73.34±2.8 km
10.938 h (0.4558 d)
10.938 hours
0.0433±0.004
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin[2] 142 K 157 K 176 K
Celsius -131°C -116°C -97°C
Fahrenheit -203.8°F -176.8°F -142.6°F
9.7

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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