738 Alagasta

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738 Alagasta
Discovery
Discovered by Franz Kaiser
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 7 January 1913
Designations
MPC designation (738) Alagasta
1913 QO
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 103.27 yr (37720 d)
Aphelion 3.2040 AU (479.31 Gm)
Perihelion 2.8698 AU (429.32 Gm)
3.0369 AU (454.31 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.055023
5.29 yr (1933.1 d)
146.545°
0° 11m 10.428s / day
Inclination 3.5344°
132.115°
41.826°
Earth MOID 1.87517 AU (280.521 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.76226 AU (263.630 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.236
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
31.395±0.6 km
18.86 h (0.786 d)[1]
0.0398±0.002[1]
10.13[1]

738 Alagasta is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. The asteroid is roughly 63 km in diameter and has a low albedo.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 738 Alagasta (1913 QO)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 

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