(460) Scania

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(460) Scania
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Major semi-axis 2.718  AU
eccentricity 0.104
Perihelion - aphelion 2,436 AU - 3 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 4.6 °
Length of the ascending node 205.4 °
Argument of the periapsis 162.5 °
Time of passage of the perihelion August 18, 2012
Sidereal period 4 a 176 d
Mean orbital velocity 18.0 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter approx. 22 km
Albedo 0.21
Absolute brightness 10.6 mag
Explorer Max Wolf
Date of discovery October 22, 1900
Another name 1900 FN
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.

(460) Scania is an asteroid of the main belt , which on 22 October 1900 by the German astronomer Max Wolf in Heidelberg was discovered.

The name of the asteroid is derived from the Swedish region Skåne (Latin Scania ).

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