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870 Manto is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

870 Manto
Discovery
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date12 May 1917
Designations
MPC designation(870) Manto
Named after
Manto
1917 BX
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc98.93 yr (36133 days)
Aphelion2.9359 AU (439.20 Gm)
Perihelion1.7078 AU (255.48 Gm)
2.3219 AU (347.35 Gm)
Eccentricity0.26446
3.54 yr (1292.3 d)
313.725°
0° 16m 42.888s / day
Inclination6.1912°
120.809°
197.003°
Physical characteristics
122.30 h (5.096 d)
S-type
11.6

It was named after Manto, a prophetess in Greek mythology.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "870 Manto (1917 BX)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 3 May 2016.

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