796 Sarita

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796 Sarita
Discovery
Discovered byK. Reinmuth
Discovery siteHeidelberg Obs.
Discovery date15 October 1914
Designations
MPC designation(796) Sarita
1914 VH
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc101.51 yr (37076 d)
Aphelion3.4777 AU (520.26 Gm)
Perihelion1.7910 AU (267.93 Gm)
2.6344 AU (394.10 Gm)
Eccentricity0.32012
4.28 yr (1561.8 d)
300.91°
0° 13m 49.836s / day
Inclination19.052°
33.194°
329.694°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
22.48±0.75 km
8.1755 h (0.34065 d)
0.1966±0.013
9.12

796 Sarita is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Tholen (1989) initially classified it as type XD, although later authors treated it as an M-class body. The object's visual albedo is considered characteristic of the latter type.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "796 Sarita (1914 VH)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  2. ^ Magri, C.; et al. (December 1998), "Mainbelt Asteroids: Results of Arecibo and Goldstone Radar Observations of 37 Objects During 1980-1995", American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #30, 30, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, p. 1450, Bibcode:1998DPS....30.5516M, 55, retrieved 2017-09-25.

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