Asteroid (271) Penthesilea

Orbital characteristics

Epoch 16-Feb-2017 (2457800.5 JD)
Apoapsis3.3151 AU
4.9594×108 km
Periapsis2.6927 AU
4.0282×108 km
Semi-major axis3.0039 AU
4.4938×108 km
Inclination3.5395 °
Longitude of asc. node335.37 °
Argument of periapsis58.273 °
Orbital period1901.64 days
5.206 years
Avg. orbital speed17.14 km/s

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter65.901 km
Rotation period (sidereal)18.787 hours



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Surface Textures

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Last Modified: 30 May 2017