481 Emita

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481 Emita
Discovery
Discovered by Luigi Carnera
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 12 February 1902
Designations
1902 HP
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 110.33 yr (40299 d)
Aphelion 3.1702 AU (474.26 Gm)
Perihelion 2.3130 AU (346.02 Gm)
2.7416 AU (410.14 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.15633
4.54 yr (1658.1 d)
141.033°
0° 13m 1.632s / day
Inclination 9.8399°
66.753°
349.783°
Earth MOID 1.32429 AU (198.111 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.18189 AU (326.406 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.311
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 107.23 ± 4.71 km[2]
Mass (5.78 ± 1.45) × 1018 kg[2]
Mean density
8.95 ± 2.53 g/cm3[2]
14.35 h (0.598 d)
8.66,[3] 8.8[1]

481 Emita is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by the Italian astronomer Luigi Carnera on February 12, 1902. The meaning of the asteroid's proper name remains unknown.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yeomans, Donald K., "481 Emita", JPL Small-Body Database Browser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), retrieved 9 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009.  See Table 1.
  3. ^ Warner, Brian D. (December 2007), "Initial Results of a Dedicated H-G Project", The Minor Planet Bulletin 34, pp. 113–119, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34..113W. 
  4. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2012), Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Springer, p. 51, ISBN 3642297188. 

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