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951 Gaspra

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Mean distance from the star Sun 330.570.000 km
2,2097 AU
Minimum distance from the star Sun (perihelion) 273.090.000 km
Maximum distance from the star Sun (aphelion) 388.050.000 km
Orbital period around the star Sun (sideric) 3,28 y
Orbital inclination 4,102 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the star Sun 0,1739
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Discovered by Grigoriy Nikolajewitsch Neujmin 1916
Mass 1,0 × 1016 kg
Equatorial radius 6,1 km
Mean density 2,7 g/cm³
Rotational period 7,042 h
Albedo 0,22
Apparent magnitude + 11,5 mvis
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Gaspra was named by its discoverer Neujmin for a resort on the Crimean peninsula.

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File icon NASA National Space Science Data Center - Asteroids and Comets
File icon The Solar System - Asteroids
Compiled by Marc Sulfridge
File icon Asteroid Density, Porosity and Structure
D.T. Britt, D. Yeomans, K. Housen, G. Consolmagno (3500 kB)
File icon NASA/JPL (Galileo) - Asteroid Gaspra's Best Face
Astronomy Picture of the Day (Jul 12th 1998) - 640 × 480 (170 kB)
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Online version of the "Planetary Data System Educational CD-ROM"
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