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98 Ianthe
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98 Ianthe

98 Ianthe
Orbital characteristics 1
Orbit type Main belt
Semimajor axis 2.685 AU
Perihelion distance 2.176 AU
Aphelion distance 3.195 AU
Orbital period 4.40 years
Inclination 15.62°
Eccentricity 0.190
Physical characteristics 1
Diameter 104.5 km
Rotation period 3 16.5 hours
Spectral class C
Abs. magnitude 8.84
Albedo 4 0.047
History 2
Discoverer C. H. F. Peters, 1868

98 Ianthe is a large Main belt asteroid. It is very dark and is composed of carbonates.

It was one of the numerous discoveries (at his time) by C. H. F. Peters , who found it on April 18, 1868 from Clinton, New York.

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