(5119) 1988 RA1

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(5119) 1988 RA1 is a Jupiter Trojan minor planet. A part of the Trojan camp, it is orbiting at the L5 Lagrangian point.[1] It was discovered by Poul Jensen at the Brorfelde Observatory near Holbæk, Denmark, on September 8, 1988.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1994 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 12.807 ± 0.016 hours with a brightness variation of 0.31 ± 0.01 magnitude.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Mottola, Stefano; Di Martino, Mario; Erikson, Anders; Gonano-Beurer, Maria; Carbognani, Albino; Carsenty, Uri; Hahn, Gerhard; Schober, Hans-Josef; Lahulla, Felix; Delbò, Marco; Lagerkvist, Claes-Ingvar (May 2011). "Rotational Properties of Jupiter Trojans. I. Light Curves of 80 Objects". The Astronomical Journal 141 (5): 170. Bibcode:2011AJ....141..170M. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/141/5/170.  edit

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