480 Hansa

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480 Hansa
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Luigi Carnera
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 21 May 1901
Designations
MPC designation (480) Hansa
1901 GL
main belt, hansa family
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 114.91 yr (41971 d)
Aphelion 2.7656 AU (413.73 Gm)
Perihelion 2.5249 AU (377.72 Gm)
2.6453 AU (395.73 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.045510
4.30 yr (1571.5 d)
84.6643°
0° 13m 44.724s / day
Inclination 21.293°
237.203°
215.104°
Earth MOID 1.55079 AU (231.995 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.45158 AU (366.751 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.294
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
28.11±1.25 km
16.19 h (0.675 d)
0.2485±0.024
8.38

480 Hansa is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

This object is the namesake of the Hansa family[2] of 162–839 asteroids that share similar spectral properties and orbital elements. Hence they may have arisen from the same collisional event. All members have a relatively high orbital inclination.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "480 Hansa (1901 GL)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Hergenrother, C. W.; Larson, S. M.; Spahr, T. B. (September 1996). "The Hansa Family: A New High-Inclination Asteroid Family". American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #28, #10.07; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society. 28: 1097. Bibcode:1996DPS....28.1007H. 
  3. ^ Novaković, Bojan; et al. (November 2011), "Families among high-inclination asteroids", Icarus, 216 (1), pp. 69–81, arXiv:1108.3740Freely accessible, Bibcode:2011Icar..216...69N, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.08.016. 

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