488 Kreusa

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Kreusa
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Max Wolf
Luigi Carnera
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date June 26, 1902
Designations
1902 JG, 1947 KH,
1977 YD, A901 CA, A905 XA[1]
Asteroid belt
Orbital characteristics[1][2]
Epoch March 14, 2012 (JD 2456000.5)
Aphelion 3.6829 AU
Perihelion 2.6642 AU
3.1735 AU
Eccentricity 0.16049593
5.65361270 a (2064.98204 d)
278.99395°
Inclination 11.511077°
84.26241°
70.46479°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 150±6 km[1]
162.32 ± 9.54[3] km
Mass (2.48 ± 1.14) × 1018[3] kg
Mean density
1.10 ± 0.54[3] g/cm3
32.666[1]
Albedo 0.0589±0.005[1]
Spectral type
C (Tholen)[1]
B−V=0.691±0.06[1]
U−B=0.368±0.030[1]
7.81[1]

488 Kreusa is an asteroid orbiting the Sun in the asteroid belt.

In 2002, Kreusa was detected by radar from the Arecibo Observatory at a distance of 1.67 AU. The resulting data yielded an effective diameter of 150±21 km.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j JPL Small-Body Database Browser on 488 Kreusa Retrieved 2012-01-03
  2. ^ AstDys-2 on (488) Kreusa Retrieved 2012-01-03
  3. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science 73: 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009. See Table 1.
  4. ^ Magri, Christopher et al. (January 2007), "A radar survey of main-belt asteroids: Arecibo observations of 55 objects during 1999 2003" (PDF), Icarus 186 (1): 126–151, Bibcode:2007Icar..186..126M, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2006.08.018, retrieved 2015-04-14.