342 Endymion

342 Endymion
Discovery A
Discoverer Max Wolf
Discovery date October 17, 1892
1892 K B
Category Main belt
Orbital elements C D
Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.127
Semi-major axis (a) 384.374 Gm (2.569 AU)
Perihelion (q) 335.435 Gm (2.242 AU)
Aphelion (Q) 433.313 Gm (2.897 AU)
Orbital period (P) 1504.296 d (4.12 a)
Mean orbital speed 18.58 km/s
Inclination (i) 7.339°
Longitude of the
ascending node (Ω)
Argument of
perihelion (ω)
Mean anomaly (M) 49.705°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 61.0 km
Mass unknown
Density unknown
Surface gravity unknown
Escape velocity unknown
Rotation period unknown
Spectral class unknown
Absolute magnitude 10.22
Albedo unknown
Mean surface

342 Endymion is a large Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered by Max Wolf on October 17, 1892 in Heidelberg.

It is named after Endymion

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