|Properties of the orbit ( animation )|
|Orbit type||Cupid type|
|Major semi-axis||2.5024 AU|
|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|
|Medium diameter||0.9 km|
|Medium density||? g / cm³|
|Rotation period||approx. 8 h|
|Absolute brightness||16,851 mag|
|Date of discovery||1978|
|Another name||1978 DA|
|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.|
(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 .