Minor Planet Tunis

An image of the minor planet, or asteroid, called Tunis, numbered 6362 on the list of minor planets maintained by the International Astronomical Union. A minor planet is an object in the Solar System that is neither a planet nor a comet. Many tens of thousands of these objects have been described, most of which orbit the Sun in the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:minor_planet_tunis
Type:Observation
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:2607 x 1860 px

About the Object

Name:Tunis
Type:• Milky Way : Interplanetary Body
• X - Solar System
Constellation:Serpens Cauda

Image Formats

JPEG grande
1.4 MB
Screensize JPEG
249.9 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
289.5 KB
1280x1024
475.3 KB
1600x1200
682.4 KB
1920x1200
800.6 KB
2048x1536
1.0 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):18 12 14.55
Position (Dec):-13° 49' 28.07"
Field of view:9.54 x 6.81 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.5° right of vertical

 

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