|Properties of the orbit ( animation )|
|Orbit type||Main belt asteroid|
|Major semi-axis||2.1956 AU|
|Perihelion - aphelion||1.9131 AU - 2.4781 AU|
|Inclination of the orbit plane||6.129 °|
|Sidereal period||3,253 a|
|Mean orbital velocity||20.10 km / s|
|Medium diameter||9 km (and?)|
|Medium density||? g / cm³|
|Rotation period||5.148 h|
|Absolute brightness||12,261 mag|
|Date of discovery||January 8, 1954|
|Another name||1954 AC, 1930 YU, 1941 BJ|
|Source: Unless otherwise stated, the data comes from JPL Small-Body Database Browser . The affiliation to an asteroid family is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database . Please also note the note on asteroid items.|
(1717) Arlon is an asteroid of the main belt , which on January 8, 1954 by the Belgian astronomers Sylvain Arend in Uccle was discovered.
The name of the asteroid is derived from the Belgian city of Arlon .
The Ondrejov Observatory reported on January 17, 2006 that based on light curve investigations, conclusions could possibly be drawn about an asteroid's moon.
- ↑ (1717) Arlon . Johnstonsarchive.net. Retrieved June 19, 2010.