(517) Edith

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(517) Edith
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Outer main belt
Major semi-axis 3.154  AU
eccentricity 0.182
Perihelion - aphelion 2.582 AU - 3.726 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 3.2 °
Length of the ascending node 274.6 °
Argument of the periapsis 139.2 °
Time of passage of the perihelion April 9, 2010
Sidereal period 5 a 220 d
Mean orbital velocity 16.6 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 111.89 km
Albedo 0.026
Rotation period 9 h 16 min
Absolute brightness 9.35 likes
Spectral class X
Explorer R. S. Dugan
Date of discovery September 22, 1903
Another name 1903 MH, 1953 VS, A905 BB, A909 XA
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(517) Edith is an asteroid of the main belt , which on 22 September 1903 by Raymond Smith Dugan was discovered.

The asteroid is named after the discoverer's sister, Edith Dugan Eveleth.

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