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Photo of the asteroid Eros
433 Eros

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Mean distance from the star Sun 218.150.000 km
1,45825 AU
Minimum distance from the star Sun (perihelion) 169.530.000 km
Maximum distance from the star Sun (aphelion) 266.780.000 km
Orbital period around the star Sun (sideric) 1,76 y
Orbital inclination 10,83 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the star Sun 0,2229
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Discovered by Gustav Witt, August Honoré Pierre Charlois 1898
Mass 6,7 × 1015 kg
Equatorial radius 8,7 km
Mean density 2,67 g/cm³
Rotational period 5,270 h
Minimum surface temperature 120 K
Maximum surface temperature 370 K
Albedo 0,16
Apparent magnitude + 11,2 mvis
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Eros is the greek god of love and sexual desire. He was also worshiped as a fertility god. The roman god Cupid is identical to the greek god Eros.

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