(39) Laetitia

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(39) Laetitia
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Middle main belt
Major semi-axis 2.77  AU
eccentricity 0.115
Perihelion - aphelion 2.45 AU - 3.09 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 10.4 °
Length of the ascending node 157.2 °
Argument of the periapsis 209 °
Time of passage of the perihelion January 25, 2020
Sidereal period of rotation 4 a 221 d
Mean orbital velocity 17.85 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 150 km
Albedo 0.2869
Rotation period 5 h 8 min
Absolute brightness 6.1 mag
Spectral class
(according to Tholen)
Spectral class
(according to SMASSII)
Explorer Jean Chacornac
Date of discovery February 8, 1856
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(39) Laetitia is a Main Belt asteroid discovered by Jean Chacornac on February 8, 1856 .

Laetitia has an average diameter of about 150 km and is one of the larger asteroids in the main belt. The geometric albedo is around 0.29, so the asteroid has a relatively bright surface.

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