(464) Megaira - (464) Megaira

(464) Megaira
Discovery
Discoverer Max Wolf
Date January 9, 1901
Place Heidelberg
Designations 1901 FV, 1929 AH, A912 JB, A912 JC, A916 FD
Provisional name 1901 FV
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 102,4°
Inclination 10,17°
Argument of the periaster 258,6°
Major semi-axis 2,801 et al
Eccentricity 0,205
Medium anomaly 192,5°
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB[1]
Periastro o perihelio 2,226 et al
Apoastro o afelio 3,375 et al
Sidereal orbital period 1712 days
Physical characteristics
Diameter 74,04 km
Rotation period 12.73 hours
Spectral class
Tholen FXU:
SMASSII C
Absolute magnitude 9.52
Albedo 0,0502
Celestial body
Anterior (463) Lola
Next (465) Alekto

(464) Megaira [ 2 ] is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt discovered on January 9, 1901 by Maximilian Franz Wolf from the Heidelberg-Königstuhl observatory , Germany. It is named for Megera , one of the three erinies in Greek mythology. [ 3 ]

See also

References

  1. ^ "NASA data (JPL Small-Body Database Browser)" . Retrieved May 26, 2015 .
  2. The Spanish form of the Greek equivalent is Megera.
  3. Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (in English) (5th edition). Springer. ISBN 3-540-00238-3 .

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