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Fiducia (minor planet designation: 380 Fiducia) is a large Main belt asteroid.[1] It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of carbonaceous material.

380 Fiducia
Discovery
Discovered byAuguste Charlois
Discovery date8 January 1894
Designations
MPC designation(380) Fiducia
Named after
confidence
1894 AR
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc122.20 yr (44633 d)
Aphelion2.98476 AU (446.514 Gm)
Perihelion2.37017 AU (354.572 Gm)
2.67747 AU (400.544 Gm)
Eccentricity0.11477
4.38 yr (1600.2 d)
111.769°
0° 13m 29.878s / day
Inclination6.15867°
95.1146°
239.555°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions73.19±2.8 km
13.69 h (0.570 d)
0.0563±0.005
C
9.42

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 8 January 1894 in Nice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "380 Fiducia (1894 AR)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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