558 Carmen

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558 Carmen
Discovery
Discovered by M. F. Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 9 February 1905
Designations
1905 QB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 111.15 yr (40597 d)
Aphelion 3.0333 AU (453.78 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7817 AU (416.14 Gm)
2.9075 AU (434.96 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.043262
4.96 yr (1810.8 d)
216.857°
0° 11m 55.716s / day
Inclination 8.3757°
143.728°
311.756°
Earth MOID 1.80484 AU (270.000 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.04058 AU (305.266 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.267
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
29.655±0.9 km
11.387 h (0.4745 d)
0.1161±0.007
9.09

558 Carmen is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. As with a number of asteroids discovered by Max Wolf, it is named after a female character in opera, in this case the title character of Bizet's Carmen.

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