552 Sigelinde

Sigelinde (minor planet designation: 552 Sigelinde) is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

552 Sigelinde
Discovery
Discovered byM. F. Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date14 December 1904
Designations
(552) Sigelinde
PronunciationGerman: [ˈziːɡəlɪndə]
1904 PO
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc111.22 yr (40623 d)
Aphelion3.4289 AU (512.96 Gm)
Perihelion2.8723 AU (429.69 Gm)
3.1506 AU (471.32 Gm)
Eccentricity0.088319
5.59 yr (2042.6 d)
154.941°
0° 10m 34.464s / day
Inclination7.6961°
266.936°
348.530°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
38.78±1.35 km
17.156 h (0.7148 d)
0.0510±0.004
9.6

It was named after a character in Richard Wagner's opera Die Walküre (The Valkyrie).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "552 Sigelinde (1904 PO)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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