741 Botolphia

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741 Botolphia
Discovery
Discovered by Joel Hastings Metcalf
Discovery date 10 February 1913
Designations
Named after
Saint Botolph
1913 QT; A909 HA; 1973 GN
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 107.00 yr (39080 d)
Aphelion 2.91350 AU (435.853 Gm)
Perihelion 2.52742 AU (378.097 Gm)
2.72046 AU (406.975 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.070958
4.49 yr (1638.9 d)
18.04 km/s
8.49527°
0° 13m 10.758s / day
Inclination 8.41179°
100.761°
62.7093°
Earth MOID 1.54851 AU (231.654 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.10975 AU (315.614 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.340
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
14.82±0.65 km
Mass 2.7×1016 kg
Mean density
2.0 g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
0.0083 m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
0.0156 km/s
23.93 h (0.997 d)
0.1391±0.014
Temperature ~169 K
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741 Botolphia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun, discovered by Joel Hastings Metcalf on February 10, 1913 from Winchester. It is named after Saint Botolph, the semi-legendary founder of a 7th-century monastery that would become the town of Boston, Lincolnshire, England.

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