526 Jena

Jena (minor planet designation: 526 Jena) is a Themistian asteroid. It was discovered in Heidelberg by the German astronomer Max Wolf on 14 March 1904 and named after the city of Jena.

526 Jena
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Modelled shape of Jena from its lightcurve
Discovery
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date14 March 1904
Designations
(526) Jena
Pronunciation/ˈɛnə/,[1] German: [ˈjeːnaː]
1904 NQ
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc112.05 yr (40927 d)
Aphelion3.5421 AU (529.89 Gm)
Perihelion2.7014 AU (404.12 Gm)
3.1218 AU (467.01 Gm)
Eccentricity0.13464
5.52 yr (2014.7 d)
174.835°
0° 10m 43.284s / day
Inclination2.1735°
137.776°
357.408°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
20.745±1 km
9.474 h (0.3948 d)
0.0877±0.009
10.17

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Noah Webster (1884) A Practical Dictionary of the English Language
  2. ^ "526 Jena (1904 NQ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 6 May 2016.

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