10295 Hippolyta

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Hippolyta
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date April 12, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 10295
Named after
Hippolyta
1988 GB
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6320625
Perihelion 1.3174971
Eccentricity 0.3328385
1013.6229517
64.05570
Inclination 19.25348
21.75152
222.69373
Physical characteristics
16.4

10295 Hippolyta (1988 GB) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on April 12, 1988 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar Observatory. The asteroid is named for the Greek mythological figure Hippolyta.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JPL Small-Body Database Browser, retrieved 2008-12-24