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Arsinoë (minor planet designation: 404 Arsinoë) is a large main-belt asteroid. It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of carbonaceous material.

404 Arsinoë
Discovery
Discovered byAuguste Charlois
Discovery date20 June 1895
Designations
MPC designation(404) Arsinoë
1895 BY
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc116.88 yr (42691 d)
Aphelion3.10936 AU (465.154 Gm)
Perihelion2.07791 AU (310.851 Gm)
2.59364 AU (388.003 Gm)
Eccentricity0.19884
4.18 yr (1525.7 d)
41.5847°
0° 14m 9.46s / day
Inclination14.1044°
92.6126°
120.382°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions97.71±1.5 km[1]
96.97 ± 3.01 km[2]
Mass(3.42 ± 3.03) × 1018 kg[2]
8.887 h (0.3703 d)
0.0461±0.001
C
9.01,[1] 9.11[3]

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on June 20, 1895, in Nice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Yeomans, Donald K., "404 Arsinoe", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009. See Table 1.
  3. ^ Warner, Brian D. (December 2007), "Initial Results of a Dedicated H-G Project", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 34, pp. 113–119, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34..113W.

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