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360 Carlova

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Discovered by  Auguste Charlois
Alternative names  1893 N
Observation arc  111.79 yr (40832 d)
Orbits  Sun
Discoverer  Auguste Charlois
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  11 March 1893
Minor planet category  Main belt
Discovered  11 March 1893
Spectral type  C-type asteroid
Discovery site  Nice Observatory
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Aphelion  3.53698 AU (529.125 Gm)
Similar  423 Diotima, 375 Ursula, 372 Palma, 441 Bathilde, 350 Ornamenta

360 Carlova is a very large main-belt asteroid. It is classified as a C-type asteroid and is probably composed of carbonaceous material. The asteroid has a convex, roughly ellipsoid shape. The sidereal rotation period is 6.1873 hours with an axis of rotation along the ecliptic coordinates (l, b) = (7000165806278939461♠95°±, 6999698131700797733♠40°±). It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on 11 March 1893 in Nice.

References

360 Carlova Wikipedia


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