499 Venusia

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499 Venusia
499Venusia (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 499 Venusia based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 24 December 1902
Designations
MPC designation (499) Venusia
1902 KX
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 113.31 yr (41388 d)
Aphelion 4.8693 AU (728.44 Gm)
Perihelion 3.1479 AU (470.92 Gm)
4.0086 AU (599.68 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.21471
8.03 yr (2931.4 d)
149.18°
0° 7m 22.116s / day
Inclination 2.0907°
256.245°
174.952°
Earth MOID 2.16081 AU (323.253 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.446284 AU (66.7631 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.011
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
40.69±1.65 km
13.48 h (0.562 d)
0.0468±0.004
9.39

499 Venusia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun, discovered by Max Wolf in 1902.[2] Its diameter is 81 km (50.6 miles).[3] It is a dark P-type asteroid.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "499 Venusia (1902 KX)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel (9 March 2013). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 84–. ISBN 978-3-662-02804-9. 
  3. ^ Thomas Wm Hamilton (15 April 2014). Dwarf Planets and Asteroids: Minor Bodies of the Solar System. Strategic Book Publishing Rights Agency. pp. 27–. ISBN 978-1-62857-728-0. 

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