(152) Atala

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(152) Atala
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Major semi-axis 3.142  AU
eccentricity 0.076
Perihelion - aphelion 2.904 AU - 3.38 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 12.1 °
Length of the ascending node 40 °
Argument of the periapsis 58.6 °
Time of passage of the perihelion March 8, 2010
Sidereal period 5 a 208 d
Mean orbital velocity 16.8 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter approx. 59 km
Rotation period 6 h 15 min
Absolute brightness 8.33 mag
Explorer Paul Pierre Henry
Date of discovery November 2, 1875
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(152) Atala is an asteroid of the main belt , which on November 2, 1875 by French astronomer Paul Pierre Henry was discovered.

It is named after the novella Atala by the French writer François-René de Chateaubriand .

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