254 Augusta


254 Augusta

Minor Planet | name=254 Augusta
discoverer=Johann Palisa
discovery_date=March 31, 1886
designations="n/a"
category=Main belt (Augusta)
epoch=30 January, 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
semimajor=328.352 Gm (2.195 AU)
perihelion=288.533 Gm (1.929 AU)
aphelion=368.171 Gm (2.461 AU)
eccentricity=0.121
period=1187.714 d (3.25 a)
inclination=4.515°
asc_node=28.545°
arg_peri=233.227°
mean_anomaly=147.782°
speed=20.1 km/s
dimensions=12.0 km
mass="unknown"
density="unknown"
gravity="unknown"
escape_velocity="unknown"
rotation=6.0 h
spectral_class=S
abs_mag=12.13
albedo=0.170
temperature="unknown"

254 Augusta is a typical small Main belt asteroid. It is an S-type asteroid. The Augusta family of asteroids is named after it as it is the first-numbered member of the family.

It was discovered by Johann Palisa on March 31, 1886 in Vienna.

Augusta was named after the widow of astronomer Carl Ludwig von Littrow.

References

* [ftp://ftp.lowell.edu/pub/elgb/astorb.html The Asteroid Orbital Elements Database]
* [http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/lists/NumberedMPs.html Minor Planet Discovery Circumstances]
* [http://spiff.rit.edu/richmond/parallax/phot/LCSUMPUB.TXT Asteroid Lightcurve Data File]


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