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643 Scheherezade is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was named after the fictional storyteller Sheherazad.

643 Scheherezade
Discovery
Discovered byAugust Kopff
Discovery siteHeidelberg Obs.
Discovery date8 September 1907
Designations
MPC designation(643) Scheherezade
Named after
Sheherazad
1907 ZZ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc108.57 yr (39655 d)
Aphelion3.5551 AU (531.84 Gm)
Perihelion3.1656 AU (473.57 Gm)
3.3603 AU (502.69 Gm)
Eccentricity0.057954
6.16 yr (2249.9 d)
162.557°
0° 9m 36.036s / day
Inclination13.769°
252.201°
230.826°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
35.785±1.4 km
14.161 h (0.5900 d)
0.0446±0.004
9.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "643 Scheherezade (1907 ZZ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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