899 Jokaste

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899 Jokaste
Discovered by Max Wolf
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date August 3, 1918
1918 EB
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.489 AU
Perihelion 2.333 AU
2.911 AU
Eccentricity 0.199
4.967 a
Inclination 12.432°

899 Jokaste is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was one of five minor planets included in the 1993 study, Transition Comets -- UV Search for OH Emissions in Asteroids, which was research involving amateur astronomers who were permitted to make use of the Hubble Space Telescope. Not to be confused with Iocaste, a moon of Jupiter.

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