656 Beagle

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656 Beagle
Discovery
Discovered by August Kopff
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 22 January 1908
Designations
1908 BU
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 108.20 yr (39519 d)
Aphelion 3.5721 AU (534.38 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7241 AU (407.52 Gm)
3.1481 AU (470.95 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.13468
5.59 yr (2040.2 d)
95.5133°
0° 10m 35.22s / day
Inclination 0.51626°
184.308°
330.715°
Earth MOID 1.73304 AU (259.259 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.42543 AU (213.241 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.194
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
26.585±2.75 km
7.255 ± 0.001 h[2]
7.035 h (0.2931 d)[1]
0.0625±0.015
10.00

656 Beagle is a Themistian asteroid.[citation needed] It is a member of the Eos family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "656 Beagle (1908 BU)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Alvarez-Candal, Alvaro; et al. (December 2004), "Rotational lightcurves of asteroids belonging to families", Icarus 172 (2): 388–401, Bibcode:2004Icar..172..388A, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.06.008. 

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