Astronomical Objects Discovered In 1868: 107 Camilla, 102 Miriam, 100 Hekate, 99 Dike, 97 Klotho, 96 Aegle, 106 Dione, 98 Ianthe, 104 Klymene

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 36 pages
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: 107 Camilla, 102 Miriam, 100 Hekate, 99 Dike, 97 Klotho, 96 Aegle, 106 Dione, 98 Ianthe, 104 Klymene, 105 Artemis, 101 Helena, 103 Hera. Excerpt: 107 Camilla (pronounced ) is one of the largest main belt asteroids. It orbits within the Cybele Group, beyond most of the main belt asteroids. It has a very dark surface and primitive carbonaceous composition. It was discovered by N. R. Pogson on November 17, 1868 and named after Camilla, Queen of the Volsci in Roman mythology. Lightcurve analysis indicates that Camilla's pole most likely points towards ecliptic coordinates (, ) = (]51, 72) with a 10 uncertainty, which gives it an axial tilt of 29. ... More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=738769

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