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Stereoskopia (minor planet designation: 566 Stereoskopia) is a large 168 km outer main-belt asteroid orbiting the Sun.[1] It is a member of the Cybele group located beyond the core of the main belt (see Minor planet groups). It has a 12.1 hour rotation period.[1]

566 Stereoskopia
Discovery
Discovered byPaul Götz
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date28 May 1905
Designations
MPC designation(566) Stereoskopia
1905 QO
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc110.86 yr (40491 d)
Aphelion3.7804 AU (565.54 Gm)
Perihelion2.9908 AU (447.42 Gm)
3.3856 AU (506.48 Gm)
Eccentricity0.11662
6.23 yr (2275.4 d)
177.298°
0° 9m 29.592s / day
Inclination4.8864°
79.644°
298.527°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
84.08±3.15 km
12.103 h (0.5043 d)[1]
0.0383±0.003[1]
8.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 566 Stereoskopia (1905 QO)" (2010-06-24 last obs). Retrieved 7 May 2016.

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