851 Zeissia

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851 Zeissia
Discovery
Discovered by S. Beljavskij
Discovery site Simeis
Discovery date 2 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 arc 90.03 yr (32885 d)
Aphelion 2.4286 AU (363.31 Gm)
Perihelion 2.0276 AU (303.32 Gm)
2.2281 AU (333.32 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.089975
3.33 yr (1214.8 d)
101.520°
0° 17m 46.86s / day
Inclination 2.3920°
141.204°
7.2372°
Earth MOID 1.03781 AU (155.254 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.56443 AU (383.633 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.638
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[1] belonging to the Flora family in the Main Belt. Its diameter is about 12 km and it has an albedo of 0.2646 [2]. Its rotation period is 9.34 hours[3].

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

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