(3494) Purple Mountain

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(3494) Purple Mountain
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Asteroid family Vesta family
Major semi-axis 2.3496  AU
eccentricity 0.1302
Perihelion - aphelion 2.0436 AU - 2.6556 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 5.838 °
Sidereal period 3,602 a
Mean orbital velocity 19.43 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter ? km
Albedo ?
Rotation period ? H
Absolute brightness 12.6 mag
Spectral class ?
Explorer Purple Mountain Observatory
Date of discovery 7th December 1980
Another name 1980 XW, 1962 WV 1 , 1969 UD
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(3494) Purple Mountain is an asteroid of the main belt , which on December 7, 1980 at the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing was discovered.

The asteroid bears the name of the observatory where it was discovered.

See also