571 Dulcinea

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571 Dulcinea
Discovery
Discovered by Paul Götz
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 4 September 1905
Designations
MPC designation (571) Dulcinea
1905 QZ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 110.57 yr (40387 d)
Aphelion 2.9963 AU (448.24 Gm)
Perihelion 1.8224 AU (272.63 Gm)
2.4093 AU (360.43 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.24361
3.74 yr (1366.0 d)
205.094°
0° 15m 48.78s / day
Inclination 5.2282°
3.1916°
27.650°
Physical characteristics
126.3 h (5.26 d)
11.59

571 Dulcinea is an R-type asteroid. It was named after Dulcinea, a character from Miguel de Cervantes' novel Don Quixote.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "571 Dulcinea (1905 QZ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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