502 Sigune

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502 Sigune
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 19 January 1903
Designations
1903 LC
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 112.94 yr (41251 d)
Aphelion 2.8101 AU (420.38 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9546 AU (292.40 Gm)
2.3824 AU (356.40 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.17955
3.68 yr (1343.1 d)
271.391°
0° 16m 4.908s / day
Inclination 25.030°
133.001°
19.203°
Earth MOID 0.975533 AU (145.9377 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.24872 AU (336.404 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.390
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
7.99±1 km
10.922 h (0.4551 d)
0.3405±0.105
10.77

502 Sigune is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Like 501 Urhixidur and 500 Selinur, it is named after a character in Friedrich Theodor Vischer's then-bestseller satirical novel Auch Einer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "502 Sigune (1903 LC)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2013). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 84. ISBN 9783662028049. 

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