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665 Sabine is a minor planet orbiting the Sun that was discovered by German astronomer Wilhelm Lorenz on July 22, 1908.[4]

665 Sabine
665Sabine (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 665 Sabine based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered byW. Lorenz
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date22 July 1908
Designations
MPC designation(665) Sabine
1908 DK
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc110.08 yr (40208 d)
Aphelion3.6830 AU (550.97 Gm)
Perihelion2.6053 AU (389.75 Gm)
3.1442 AU (470.37 Gm)
Eccentricity0.17139
5.58 yr (2036.4 d)
149.933°
0° 10m 36.444s / day
Inclination14.740°
298.436°
318.920°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
25.545±1.2 km[1]
26.355 ± 0.36 km[2]
Mass(6.98 ± 3.98) × 1017 kg[2]
4.294 h (0.1789 d)
0.3895±0.039
9.29,[3] 8.7[1]

Photometric observations of this asteroid at the Oakley Observatory in Terre Haute, Indiana during 2006 gave a light curve with a period of 4.294 ± 0.001 hours and a brightness variation of 0.50 ± 0.04 in magnitude.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Yeomans, Donald K., "665 Sabine", JPL Small-Body Database Browser, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 7 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b Carry, B. (December 2012), "Density of asteroids", Planetary and Space Science, 73, pp. 98–118, arXiv:1203.4336, Bibcode:2012P&SS...73...98C, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2012.03.009. See Table 1.
  3. ^ Warner, Brian D. (December 2007), "Initial Results of a Dedicated H-G Project", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 34, pp. 113–119, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34..113W.
  4. ^ "Numbered Minor Planets 1–5000", Discovery Circumstances, IAU Minor Planet center, retrieved 2013-04-07.
  5. ^ Ditteon, Richard; Hawkins, Scot (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Observatory - October-November 2006", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 34 (3), pp. 59–64, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...59D.

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