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G-Type Asteroids - Ceres, 130 Elektra, 19 Fortuna, 13 Egeria, 51 Nemausa, 84 Klio, 166 Rhodope, 106 Dione, 176 Iduna (Paperback) Loot Price: R219
Discovery Miles 2 190
G-Type Asteroids - Ceres, 130 Elektra, 19 Fortuna, 13 Egeria, 51 Nemausa, 84 Klio, 166 Rhodope, 106 Dione, 176 Iduna...
G-Type Asteroids - Ceres, 130 Elektra, 19 Fortuna, 13 Egeria, 51 Nemausa, 84 Klio, 166 Rhodope, 106 Dione, 176 Iduna...

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G-Type Asteroids - Ceres, 130 Elektra, 19 Fortuna, 13 Egeria, 51 Nemausa, 84 Klio, 166 Rhodope, 106 Dione, 176 Iduna (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ceres, 130 Elektra, 19 Fortuna, 13 Egeria, 51 Nemausa, 84 Klio, 166 Rhodope, 106 Dione, 176 Iduna, G-Type Asteroid. Excerpt: Discovery item Discovered by: James Craig Watson item Discovery date: October 10, 1868 item Designations item Named after: Dione item Alternate name(s): item Minor planet category: Main belt item Orbital characteristics item Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5) item Aphelion: 556.376 Gm (3.719 AU) item Perihelion: 391.585 Gm (2.618 AU) item Semi-major axis: 473.981 Gm (3.168 AU ) item Eccentricity: 0.174 item Orbital period: 2059.923 d (5.64 a ) item Average orbital speed: 16.61 km/s item Mean anomaly: 161.899 item Inclination: 4.616 item Longitude of ascending node: 62.400 item Argument of perihelion: 329.534 item Physical characteristics item Dimensions: 146.6 km item Mass: 3.3 10 kg item Mean density: ? g/cm item Equatorial surface gravity: 0.0410 m/s item Escape velocity: 0.0775 km/s item Rotation period: ? d item Albedo: ? item Temperature: 156 K item Spectral type: G item Absolute magnitude (H): 7.41 item 106 Dione is a large main belt asteroid . It probably has a composition similar to 1 Ceres. It was discovered by J. C. Watson on October 10, 1868 and named after Dione, a Titan in Greek mythology . Dione occulted a dim star on January 19, 1983. A diameter of 147 km was observed, closely matching the value acquired by the IRAS satellite . One of Saturn 's satellites is also named Dione . A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at 130 Elektra is a very large outer main belt asteroid . It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on February 17, 1873 and named after Electra, an avenger in Greek mythology . Its spectrum is of the G type, hence it probably has a Ceres -like composition. Spectral signatures of organic compounds ...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-19706-7
Barcode: 9781155197067
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LSN: 1-155-19706-2

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