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Artemis

105 Artemis

Minor Planet Designation105 Artemis
Asteroid GroupMain Asteroid Belt
Orbital Period3.7 years
Distance from the Sun1.9512 - 2.7952 AU
291,894,000 - 418,155,000 km
181,374,000 - 259,829,000 miles
Eccentricity0.17792
Diameter (Mean)119.1 kilometres

Named for the Greek goddess of the hunt, Artemis pursues a course beyond the orbit of Mars. Artemis belongs to the Phocaea Group, a collection of asteroids whose highly inclinced orbits fall between that of Mars and the true Asteroid Belt.

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