36 Atalante

36 Atalante
Orbital characteristics 1
Orbit type Main belt
Semimajor axis 2.746 AU
Perihelion distance 1.913 AU
Aphelion distance 3.579 AU
Orbital period 4.55 years
Inclination 18.43°
Eccentricity 0.303
Physical characteristics 1
Diameter 105.6 km
Rotation period 3 9.93 hours
Abs. magnitude 8.46
Albedo 4 0.065
History 2
Discoverer H. Goldschmidt, 1855

36 Atalante (at'-a-lan'-tee) is a large, dark main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by H. Goldschmidt on October 5, 1855 and named after the Greek mythological heroine Atalanta.


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