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36 Atalante

Asteroid Number36
Asteroid GroupMain Asteroid Belt
Asteroid FamilyNot applicable
Composition ClassC-type (carbonaceous)
Orbital Period4 years, 202 days
Distance from the SunSemi-Major Axis: 410,728,000 km (2.75 AU)
Perihelion: 285,027,000 km (1.91 AU)
Aphelion: 536,429,000 km (3.59 AU)
Diameter (Mean)110 km
NotesAn asteroid with a somewhat flattened and elongated shape, measuring more than one hundred kilometres across, Atalante pursues a relatively eccentric orbit that carries it across much of the breadth of the Asteroid Belt as it orbits the Sun. Carbonaceous in structure, it rotates on its own axis in a period of a little under ten hours.