896 Sphinx

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896 Sphinx
Discovery
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 1 August 1918
Designations
MPC designation (896) Sphinx
1918 DV
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 97.38 yr (35569 days)
Aphelion 2.6589 AU (397.77 Gm)
Perihelion 1.9116 AU (285.97 Gm)
2.2852 AU (341.86 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.16350
3.45 yr (1261.8 d)
172.290°
0° 17m 7.116s / day
Inclination 8.1886°
254.195°
2.0133°
Earth MOID 0.896574 AU (134.1256 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.39143 AU (357.753 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.571
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
6.535±0.25 km
26.270 h (1.0946 d)
0.1971±0.017
11.6

896 Sphinx is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

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