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
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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