436 Patricia

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436 Patricia
436Patricia (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 436 Patricia based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered byM. F. Wolf
A. Schwassmann
Discovery date13 September 1898
Designations
MPC designation(436) Patricia
1898 DT
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc117.57 yr (42944 d)
Aphelion3.41751 AU (511.252 Gm)
Perihelion2.98579 AU (446.668 Gm)
3.20165 AU (478.960 Gm)
Eccentricity0.067422
5.73 yr (2092.5 d)
181.995°
0° 10m 19.362s / day
Inclination18.5096°
351.343°
41.1947°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions59.53±4.2 km
16.133 h (0.6722 d)
0.0599±0.009
10.0

Patricia (minor planet designation: 436 Patricia) is a large Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Max Wolf and A. Schwassmann on 13 September 1898 in Heidelberg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "436 Patricia (1898 DT)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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