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Asteroid
(3103) Eger
Properties of the orbit (Animation)
Orbit type Apollo type
Large semi-axis 1.4053 AE
Eccentricity 0,3545
Perihelion – Aphelion 0.9071 AE – 1.9034 AE
Inclination of the orbital plane 20,931°
Sidereal period 1,666 a
Mean orbital velocity 25.13 km/s
Physical properties
Average diameter 2,5 km
Mass ?Template:Infobox Asteroid/Maintenance/Mass kg
Albedo 0,53
Medium density ? g/cm³
Rotation period 5,7059 h
Absolute brightness 15,38 mag
Spectral class E
History
Discoverer M. Lovas
Discovery date 20. January 1982
Other designation 1982 BB
Source: Unless individually stated otherwise, data are from JPL Small-Body Database Browser. Asteroid family membership is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database. Please also see the note on asteroid articles.

(3103) Eger is an Apollo-type asteroid. This is the name given to a group of asteroids whose orbits are partially within the orbit of Mars

Other web parameters include:

  • Longitude of the ascending node: 129.853°
  • Argument of the perihelion: 253.909°

Eger was discovered by Miklós Lovas in Konkoly on January 20, 1982. The name of the asteroid is derived from the Hungarian city of Eger, which is located northeast of Budapest and is known for its medieval streets and castle.

See also

  • List of asteroids