547 Praxedis

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547 Praxedis
Discovery
Discovered by Paul Götz
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 14 October 1904
Designations
MPC designation (547) Praxedis
1904 PB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 111.46 yr (40712 d)
Aphelion 3.4280 AU (512.82 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1180 AU (316.85 Gm)
2.7730 AU (414.83 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.23620
4.62 yr (1686.6 d)
76.8918°
0° 12m 48.384s / day
Inclination 16.901°
193.214°
195.299°
Earth MOID 1.12443 AU (168.212 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.03285 AU (304.110 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.234
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
34.84±1.1 km
9.105 h (0.3794 d)
0.0566±0.004
9.52

547 Praxedis is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. This asteroid was named after a character in Joseph Viktor von Scheffel's Ekkehard.[2] Its star code is HIP 221126 mag 13.4.[3] This asteroid was discovered on October 14, 1904 by Paul Gotz.

The most recent passing of 547 Praxedis was on September 23, 2015 at 02:11UT. Much of eastern Europe and Russia had view of the asteroid.[3]

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