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Anna (minor planet designation: 265 Anna) is a typical Main belt asteroid.

265 Anna
265Anna (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 265 Anna based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered byJohann Palisa
Discovery date25 February 1887
Designations
MPC designation(265) Anna
1933 QN, 1933 RC
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc115.71 yr (42263 d)
Aphelion3.06672 AU (458.775 Gm)
Perihelion1.77398 AU (265.384 Gm)
2.42035 AU (362.079 Gm)
Eccentricity0.26706
3.77 yr (1375.4 d)
84.9293°
0° 15m 42.3s / day
Inclination25.6443°
335.566°
251.567°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions23.66±3.0 km
11.681 h (0.4867 d)
0.1045±0.033
11.9

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on 25 February 1887 in Vienna and was probably named after the daughter of astronomer Edmund Weiss.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "265 Anna". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016.

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