Asteroids with Satellites Database--Johnston's Archive

(1333) Cevenola

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 21 September 2014

--Orbital and physical data--

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dynamical type, primary: main belt asteroid


orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
semimajor axis a: 2.632135918 AU
orbital period P: 4.270420778 yr
(= 1559.771189 d)
eccentricity e: 0.134022850
perihelion distance q: 2.27936956 AU
aphelion distance Q: 2.984902276 AU
inclination i: 14.6450866°
argument of perihelion ω: 336.510262°
ascending node Ω: 115.118011°
mean anomaly M: 332.756190°
perihelion passage TP: 2014 Sep 18.0391
Epoch: 2014 May 23
data arc: 1934-2013 (1041 obs.)
Earth MOID: 1.30218 AU
Jupiter Tisserand invariant TJ: 3.341


orbital data, secondary:
semimajor axis as: ?
orbital period Ps: ?
eccentricity es: ?
normalized ang. mom. αL: ?

other data, system (combined):
absolute mag. H: 11.4 [MPC]
slope parameter G: (0.15) [*A]
effective diameter dE: 17.15 ± 0.24 km [M11b]
geometric albedo: 0.166 ± 0.038 [M11b]
color index U-B: ?
color index B-V: ?
taxonomic type: ?
mass m: ?
density ρ: (1.6 g/cm3) [*A]
Hill radius rH: 3000 km [*E]

other data, primary:
diameter dp: 17.15 ± 0.24 km [M11b]
rotation period RPp: 4.88 ± 0.02 h [W02a]
amplitude in mag., rotational ΔM: 0.97 ± 0.03 [W02a]
pole direction Β, λ: ? , ?


other data, secondary:
diameter ds: ?
diameter ratio ds/dp: 0.35 [M09a]
component mag. difference ΔM: ?
rotation period RPs: ?

-- (1333) Cevenola --discovery and notes:

Primary discovered 1934 Feb 20 from Algiers, Algeria by O. Bancilhon. Alternate designation(s): 1934 DA, 1951 EX. Permanent number assigned -.

Named - for the Cevennes mountains, France.

Companion discovered - using lightcurve observations. Announced 2008 Oct 12.

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Last modified 21 September 2014.
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