30 Urania

30 Urania
Orbital characteristics 1
Orbit type Main belt
Semimajor axis 2.366 AU
Perihelion distance 2.065 AU
Aphelion distance 2.666 AU
Orbital period 3.64 years
Inclination 2.10°
Eccentricity 0.127
Physical characteristics 1
Diameter 99.7 km
Rotation period 3 13.686 hours
Spectral class S
Abs. magnitude 7.57
History 2
Discoverer J. R. Hind, 1854

30 Urania (ew-ray'-nee-a) is a large Main belt asteroid.

Urania was discovered by J. R. Hind on July 22, 1854. It was his last asteroid discovery. It is named after Urania, the Greek Muse of astronomy.

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