769 Tatjana

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769 Tatjana
Discovery
Discovered byG. N. Neujmin
Discovery siteSimeiz Observatory
Discovery date6 October 1913
Designations
MPC designation(769) Tatjana
1913 TA
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc101.12 yr (36933 d)
Aphelion3.7589 AU (562.32 Gm)
Perihelion2.5813 AU (386.16 Gm)
3.1701 AU (474.24 Gm)
Eccentricity0.18574
5.64 yr (2061.6 d)
90.8697°
0° 10m 28.632s / day
Inclination7.3689°
38.487°
253.943°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
53.22±1.3 km[1]
53.135 ± 2.01 km[2]
Mass(6.31 ± 0.64) × 1018 kg[2]
Mean density
10.03 ± 1.52 g/cm3[2]
35.08 h (1.462 d)
0.0429±0.002
9.0

769 Tatjana is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. The body was called such after Tatiana Larina, protagonist of Alexander Pushkin's poem "Eugene Onegin".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "769 Tatjana (1913 TA)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009. See Table 1.
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. — Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition. — B., Heidelberg, N. Y.: Springer, 2003. — P. 73. — ISBN 3-540-00238-3.

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