851 Zeissia

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851 Zeissia
Discovery
Discovered byS. Beljavskij
Discovery siteSimeis
Discovery date2 April 1916
Designations
MPC designation(851) Zeissia
1916 S26; SIGMA 26;
1950 NS1; 1950 PA1
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc90.03 yr (32885 d)
Aphelion2.4286 AU (363.31 Gm)
Perihelion2.0276 AU (303.32 Gm)
2.2281 AU (333.32 Gm)
Eccentricity0.089975
3.33 yr (1214.8 d)
101.520°
0° 17m 46.86s / day
Inclination2.3920°
141.204°
7.2372°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
6.13±0.5 km
9.34 h (0.389 d)
0.2646±0.050
11.62

851 Zeissia is an S-type asteroid background asteroid from the inner region of the asteroid belt. Its diameter is about 12 km and it has an albedo of 0.2646 [1]. Its rotation period is 9.34 hours[2].

The asteroid is named after the German optician and company founder Carl Zeiss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "851 Zeissia (1916 S26)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 4 May 2016.

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