513 Centesima

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513 Centesima
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date August 24, 1903
1903 LY
Orbital characteristics
Epoch 2013-Apr-18
(JD 2456400.5)
Aphelion 3.2566 AU
Perihelion 2.7732 AU
3.0149 AU
Eccentricity 0.08017
5.24 a
Inclination 9.7149°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 50km (IRAS)[1]
~25 m/s (56 mph)
5.23 hr[1]
Albedo 0.0885[1]
Spectral type

513 Centesima is a 50 km Main-belt asteroid orbiting the Sun.[1] It is one of the core members of the Eos family of asteroids. Relatively little is known about this tiny asteroid. It is not known to possess any natural satellites, so its mass is unknown, and therefore can only be estimated. It was discovered August 24, 1903 by late 19th and early 20th century astronomer Max Wolf.[1] It was his 100th asteroid discovery, hence the name, which in Latin, means "hundredth".


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 513 Centesima (1903 LY)" (2012-09-28 last obs). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 

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