669 Kypria

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669 Kypria
669Kypria (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 669 Kypria based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by August Kopff
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 20 August 1908
Designations
MPC designation (669) Kypria
1908 DQ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 110.22 yr (40258 d)
Aphelion 3.2452 AU (485.48 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7840 AU (416.48 Gm)
3.0146 AU (450.98 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.076496
5.23 yr (1911.8 d)
277.943°
0° 11m 17.88s / day
Inclination 10.794°
170.761°
114.672°
Earth MOID 1.78939 AU (267.689 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.9418 AU (290.49 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.217
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
15.875±0.65 km
14.283 h (0.5951 d)
0.1405±0.012
10.24

669 Kypria is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer August Kopff on August 20, 1908.

This is a member of the dynamic Eos family of asteroids that most likely formed as the result of a collisional breakup of a parent body.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "669 Kypria", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Veeder, G. J.; et al. (March 1995), "Eos, Koronis, and Maria family asteroids: Infrared (JHK) photometry", Icarus, 114, pp. 186–196, Bibcode:1995Icar..114..186V, CiteSeerX 10.1.1.31.2739Freely accessible, doi:10.1006/icar.1995.1053. 

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