710 Gertrud

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710 Gertrud
Discovery
Discovered byJ. Palisa
Discovery siteVienna Obs.
Discovery date28 February 1911
Designations
MPC designation(710) Gertrud
1911 LM
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc105.01 yr (38355 d)
Aphelion3.5537 AU (531.63 Gm)
Perihelion2.7105 AU (405.49 Gm)
3.1321 AU (468.56 Gm)
Eccentricity0.13461
5.54 yr (2024.7 d)
303.093°
0° 10m 40.116s / day
Inclination1.7508°
140.193°
99.5550°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
13.405±0.75 km
8.288 h (0.3453 d)
0.0893±0.011
11.1

710 Gertrud is a Themistian asteroid, which means it is a member of the Themis family of asteroids. It was discovered by Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa on 28 February 1911 from Vienna.

The light curve of 710 Gertrud shows a periodicity of 10.02 ± 0.03 hours, during which time the brightness of the object varies by 0.35 ± 0.04 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeomans, Donald K., "710 Gertrud", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ Menke, John; et al. (October 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at Menke Observatory", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 35 (4): 155–160, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..155M

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