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Geraldina (minor planet designation: 300 Geraldina) is a large Main belt asteroid.[1] It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on October 3, 1890, in Nice.

300 Geraldina
Discovery
Discovered byAuguste Charlois
Discovery date3 October 1890
Designations
MPC designation(300) Geraldina
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc115.84 yr (42312 d)
Aphelion3.38735 AU (506.740 Gm)
Perihelion3.02385 AU (452.362 Gm)
3.20560 AU (479.551 Gm)
Eccentricity0.056698
5.74 yr (2096.3 d)
312.717°
0° 10m 18.221s / day
Inclination0.732270°
42.6693°
325.681°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions80.18±2.3 km
6.8423 h (0.28510 d)
0.0397±0.002
9.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "300 Geraldina". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 May 2016.

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