905 Universitas

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905 Universitas
Discovery
Discovered by A. Schwassmann
Discovery site Bergedorf
Discovery date 30 October 1918
Designations
MPC designation (905) Universitas
1918 ES; 1961 WE
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 97.47 yr (35600 days)
Aphelion 2.5561 AU (382.39 Gm)
Perihelion 1.8751 AU (280.51 Gm)
2.2156 AU (331.45 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.15367
3.30 yr (1204.6 d)
240.325°
0° 17m 55.896s / day
Inclination 5.3261°
37.179°
343.300°
Earth MOID 0.877341 AU (131.2483 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.8967 AU (433.34 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.633
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
10.665±1.2 km
14.238 h (0.5933 d)[2]
0.0849±0.022
11.59

905 Universitas is an S-type asteroid orbiting in the Main belt as part of the Flora family.[2] Its diameter is about 21 km and it has an albedo of 0.085.[3] Its rotation period is approximately 14.2 hours.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "905 Universitas (1918 ES)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Kryszczynska, A.; et al. (October 2012). "Do Slivan states exist in the Flora family?. I. Photometric survey of the Flora region". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 546: 51. Bibcode:2012A&A...546A..72K. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201219199. A72. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 

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