886 Washingtonia

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886 Washingtonia
Discovery
Discovered by George Henry Peters
Discovery site Washington, D.C.
Discovery date 16 November 1917
Designations
MPC designation (886) Washingtonia
1917 b
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 105.87 yr (38670 days)
Aphelion 4.0269 AU (602.42 Gm)
Perihelion 2.3205 AU (347.14 Gm)
3.1737 AU (474.78 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.26882
5.65 yr (2065.1 d)
217.593°
0° 10m 27.552s / day
Inclination 16.846°
58.918°
301.838°
Earth MOID 1.36733 AU (204.550 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.67995 AU (251.317 Gm)
TJupiter 3.079
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
45.28±6.3 km
9.001 h (0.3750 d)
0.0713±0.025
9.3

886 Washingtonia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was discovered on November 16, 1917, from Washington, D.C. and is named after the 1st President of the United States, George Washington.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "886 Washingtonia (1917 b)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 3 May 2016.

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