Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 100, Issue 1, pp 117–123

A New Determination of the Mass of (1) Ceres

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s11038-006-9124-4

Cite this article as:
Kovačević, A. & Kuzmanoski, M. Earth Moon Planet (2007) 100: 117. doi:10.1007/s11038-006-9124-4

Abstract

We present result for the mass of (1) Ceres, determined from its close encounter with asteroid (5303) Parijskij. Gravitational effects of (1) Ceres on the motion of (5303) Parijskij is the largest found so far. Also, we analyzed available data of close encounter with (7298) 1992 WM5.

Keywords

Asteroids astrometry mass determination minor planets numerical integration 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Astronomy, Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia