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531 Zerlina

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Discovered by  Max Wolf
Alternative names  1904 NW
Aphelion  3.3342 AU (498.79 Gm)
Discovered  12 April 1904
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  12 April 1904
Observation arc  112.01 yr (40911 d)
Perihelion  2.2376 AU (334.74 Gm)
Absolute magnitude  12
Discoverer  Max Wolf
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Discovery site  Heidelberg-K√∂nigstuhl State Observatory
Similar  540 Rosamunde, 528 Rezia, 532 Herculina, 509 Iolanda, 550 Senta

531 Zerlina is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. Observations using the IRAS satellite have shown it to have an absolute magnitude of 11.8, a diameter of 15.19 kilometers, a rotational period of 16.706 hours, and an albedo of 0.1460. It is named for a character in Mozart's opera, Don Giovanni.


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