531 Zerlina

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531 Zerlina
531Zerlina (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 531 Zerlina based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 12 April 1904
Designations
1904 NW
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 112.01 yr (40911 d)
Aphelion 3.3342 AU (498.79 Gm)
Perihelion 2.2376 AU (334.74 Gm)
2.7859 AU (416.76 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.19681
4.65 yr (1698.4 d)
19.4041°
0° 12m 43.056s / day
Inclination 33.994°
197.730°
57.680°
Earth MOID 1.33962 AU (200.404 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.89421 AU (283.370 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.057
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
7.595±0.65 km
16.706 h (0.6961 d)
0.1460±0.028
12.0

531 Zerlina is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. 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. It is named for a character in Mozart's opera, Don Giovanni.

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=531

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