546 Herodias

Herodias (minor planet designation: 546 Herodias) is a carbonaceous asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 66 kilometers in diameter. It is an identified Eunomian interloper. It was named after the biblical character Herodias.

546 Herodias
Discovery [1]
Discovered byP. Götz
Discovery siteHeidelberg Obs.
Discovery date10 October 1904
Designations
(546) Herodias
Pronunciation/hɪˈrdiəs/[2]
Named after
Herodias
1904 PA
main-belt · (middle)
Eunomian interloper
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc111.48 yr (40719 d)
Aphelion2.89852 AU (433.612 Gm)
Perihelion2.29588 AU (343.459 Gm)
2.59720 AU (388.536 Gm)
Eccentricity0.116018
4.19 yr (1528.8 d)
149.511°
0° 14m 7.714s / day
Inclination14.8547°
21.7900°
108.626°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions66.02±3.8 km (mean)[3]
Mean radius
33.01±1.9 km
10.4 hours [4]
10.77 h (0.449 d) [1]
0.0534 ± 0.007 [3]
C
9.70 [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "546 Herodias (1904 PA)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Herodias". Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House.
  3. ^ a b Tedesco; et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 17 January 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2009.
  4. ^ Székely; Kiss, L; Szabo, G; Sarneczky, K; Csak, B; Varadi, M; Meszaros, S; et al. (2005). "CCD photometry of 23 minor planets". Planetary and Space Science. 53 (9): 925–936. arXiv:astro-ph/0504462. Bibcode:2005P&SS...53..925S. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2005.04.006.
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 17 June 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2009.

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