531 Zerlina

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531 Zerlina
531Zerlina (Lightcurve Inversion).png
Lightcurve-based 3D-model of Zerlina
Discovery [1]
Discovered by M. F. Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg Obs.
Discovery date 12 April 1904
Designations
MPC designation (531) Zerlina
Named after
Zerlina, Masetto's fiancée
(Don Giovanni)[2]
1904 NW · 1955 HA
main-belt · (middle)
Pallas[3]
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 4 September 2017 (JD 2458000.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 112.56 yr (41,114 days)
Aphelion 3.3356 AU
Perihelion 2.2379 AU
2.7867 AU
Eccentricity 0.1970
4.65 yr (1,699 days)
104.09°
0° 12m 42.84s / day
Inclination 33.994°
197.73°
57.751°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 13.65±0.32 km[4]
13.87±4.02 km[5]
14.11±0.45 km[6]
15.12 km (derived)[7]
15.19±1.3 km[8]
15.8±1.6 km[9]
16±2 km[10]
17.804±0.178 km[11]
12 h[12]
16 h[7]
16.716±0.003 h[13]
16.706±0.001 h[14]
0.10±0.02[10]
0.10±0.08[5]
0.101±0.007[11]
0.11±0.02[9]
0.1225 (derived)[7]
0.1460±0.028[8]
0.150±0.030[4]
0.185±0.014[6]
SMASS = B[1] · B[7]
11.80[6][8][11]
12.0[1][7][4][10][9]
12.25[5]

531 Zerlina, provisional designation 1904 NW, carbonaceous Palladian asteroid from the central region of the asteroid belt, approximately 18 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by German astronomer Max Wolf at the Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory on 12 April 1904.[15]

Orbit and characteristics[edit]

Observations using the IRAS satellite have shown it to have an absolute magnitude of 11.8, a diameter of 15.19 kilometers, a rotational period of 16.706 hours, and an albedo of 0.1460.[1]

Naming[edit]

It is named for a character in Mozart's opera, Don Giovanni H 57).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 531 Zerlina (1904 NW)" (2016-11-04 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (531) Zerlina. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 56. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "Small Bodies Data Ferret". Nesvorny HCM Asteroid Families V3.0. Retrieved 2 September 2017. 
  4. ^ a b c Masiero, Joseph R.; Mainzer, A. K.; Grav, T.; Bauer, J. M.; Cutri, R. M.; Nugent, C.; et al. (November 2012). "Preliminary Analysis of WISE/NEOWISE 3-Band Cryogenic and Post-cryogenic Observations of Main Belt Asteroids". The Astrophysical Journal Letters. 759 (1): 5. Bibcode:2012ApJ...759L...8M. arXiv:1209.5794Freely accessible. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/759/1/L8. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c Nugent, C. R.; Mainzer, A.; Bauer, J.; Cutri, R. M.; Kramer, E. A.; Grav, T.; et al. (September 2016). "NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year Two: Asteroid Diameters and Albedos". The Astronomical Journal. 152 (3): 12. Bibcode:2016AJ....152...63N. arXiv:1606.08923Freely accessible. doi:10.3847/0004-6256/152/3/63. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  6. ^ a b c Usui, Fumihiko; Kuroda, Daisuke; Müller, Thomas G.; Hasegawa, Sunao; Ishiguro, Masateru; Ootsubo, Takafumi; et al. (October 2011). "Asteroid Catalog Using Akari: AKARI/IRC Mid-Infrared Asteroid Survey" (PDF). Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan. 63 (5): 1117–1138. Bibcode:2011PASJ...63.1117U. doi:10.1093/pasj/63.5.1117. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "LCDB Data for (531) Zerlina". Asteroid Lightcurve Database (LCDB). Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  8. ^ a b c Tedesco, E. F.; Noah, P. V.; Noah, M.; Price, S. D. (October 2004). "IRAS Minor Planet Survey V6.0". NASA Planetary Data System. Bibcode:2004PDSS...12.....T. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  9. ^ a b c Alí-Lagoa, V.; Licandro, J.; Gil-Hutton, R.; Cañ; ada-Assandri, M.; Delbo', M.; et al. (June 2016). "Differences between the Pallas collisional family and similarly sized B-type asteroids". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 591: 11. Bibcode:2016A&A...591A..14A. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201527660. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  10. ^ a b c Alí-Lagoa, V.; de León, J.; Licandro, J.; Delbó, M.; Campins, H.; Pinilla-Alonso, N.; et al. (June 2013). "Physical properties of B-type asteroids from WISE data". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 554: 16. Bibcode:2013A&A...554A..71A. arXiv:1303.5487Freely accessible. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201220680. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  11. ^ a b c Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Hand, E.; Bauer, J.; Tholen, D.; et al. (November 2011). "NEOWISE Studies of Spectrophotometrically Classified Asteroids: Preliminary Results" (PDF). The Astrophysical Journal. 741 (2): 25. Bibcode:2011ApJ...741...90M. arXiv:1109.6407Freely accessible. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/741/2/90. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  12. ^ Székely, P.; Kiss, L. L.; Szabó, Gy. M.; Sárneczky, K.; Csák, B.; Váradi, M.; et al. (August 2005). "CCD photometry of 23 minor planets". Planetary and Space Science. 53 (9): 925–936. Bibcode:2005P&SS...53..925S. arXiv:astro-ph/0504462Freely accessible. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2005.04.006. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  13. ^ Brinsfield, James W. (June 2008). "The Rotation Periods of 531 Zerlina, 1194 Aleta 1352 Wawel, 2005 Hencke, 2648 Owa, and 3509 Sanshui". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 35 (2): 86–87. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35...86B. ISSN 1052-8091. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  14. ^ Pilcher, Frederick; Brinsfield, James W. (October 2011). "Rotation Period Determination for 531 Zerlina". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 38 (4): 206. Bibcode:2011MPBu...38Q.206P. ISSN 1052-8091. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  15. ^ "531 Zerlina (1904 NW)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 

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