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Cyane (minor planet designation: 403 Cyane) is a typical Main belt asteroid.

403 Cyane
403Cyane (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 403 Cyane based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered byAuguste Charlois
Discovery date18 May 1895
Designations
MPC designation(403) Cyane
Named after
Cyane
1895 BX
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc120.89 yr (44155 d)
Aphelion3.08158 AU (460.998 Gm)
Perihelion2.53799 AU (379.678 Gm)
2.80979 AU (420.339 Gm)
Eccentricity0.096731
4.71 yr (1720.3 d)
350.231°
0° 12m 33.35s / day
Inclination9.14883°
244.411°
255.602°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions49.49±1.1 km
12.283 h (0.5118 d)
0.1653±0.007
9.0

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 18 May 1895 in Nice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "403 Cyane (1895 BX)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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