(774) Armor - (774) Armor

(774) Armor
Discovery
Discoverer Charles the Morvan
Date December 19, 1913
Place Paris
Designations A896 RA, A908 YH, A910 CJ, A913TW, 1955 SW2
Provisional name 1913 TW
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 250,3°
Inclination 5,562°
Argument of the periaster 28,66°
Major semi-axis 3,045 et al
Eccentricity 0,1699
Medium anomaly 129,1°
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457000,5 (09/12/2014) TDB[1]
Periastro o perihelio 2,528 et al
Apoastro o afelio 3,562 et al
Sidereal orbital period 1941 days
Physical characteristics
Diameter 50,37 km
Rotation period 25.11 hours
Absolute magnitude 8.8
Albedo 0,2529
Celestial body
Anterior (773) Irmintraud
Next (775) Light

(774) Armor is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt discovered by Charles le Morvan on December 19, 1913 from the observatory in Paris , France.

Designation and name

Armor initially received the 1913 TW designation . Later it was named after the ancient Gallic region of Armorica . [ 2 ]

Orbital characteristics

Armor orbits at an average distance from the Sun of 3,045 ua , being able to move up to 3,562 ua. Its orbital inclination is 5.562 ° and eccentricity 0.1699. It takes 1941 days to complete one orbit around the Sun.

See also

References

  1. ^ "NASA data (JPL Small-Body Database Browser)" . Retrieved July 13, 2015 .
  2. Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (in English) (5th edition). Springer. ISBN 3-540-00238-3 .

external links

  • "(774) Armor" (in English) . Minor Planet Center . Retrieved June 28, 2015 .