(2608) Seneca

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(2608) Seneca
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Cupid type
Major semi-axis 2.5024  AU
eccentricity 0.5769
Perihelion - aphelion 1.0587 AU - 3.9461 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 15.001 °
Sidereal period 3,959 a
Mean orbital velocity 18.83 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 0.9 km
Dimensions ? Template: Infobox asteroid / maintenance / masskg
Albedo 0.210
Medium density ? g / cm³
Rotation period approx. 8 h
Absolute brightness 16,851 mag
Spectral class ?
Explorer Hans-Emil Schuster
Date of discovery 1978
Another name 1978 DA
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(2608) Seneca is an asteroid of the Amor type , which was discovered on February 17, 1978 by Hans-Emil Schuster at the European Southern Observatory in La Silla .

The asteroid was named after the Roman writer Seneca .

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