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Angelina (minor planet 64)




The second largest known E-type asteroid, after Nysa (see Nysa-Polana family), and one with an unusually high albedo. Angleina was discovered by E. Wilhelm Tempel in 1861. Whereas most E-class asteroids dominate the Hungaria group region of the main asteroid belt, Angelina is one of the few that orbit much further out.


diameter 60 km
spectral class E
albedo 0.34
semimajor axis 2.684 AU
eccentricity 0.125
inclination 1.31°


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   • NOTABLE ASTEROIDS, CENTAURS, AND KUIPER BELT OBJECTS