1173 Anchises

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1173 Anchises
Discovery
Discovered by Reinmuth, K.
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date October 17, 1930
Designations
MPC designation 1173
Named after
Anchises
1930 UB
Minor planet category Jupiter Trojan
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 2012-Mar-14
Aphelion 6.0406 AU (Q)
Perihelion 4.5728 AU (q)
5.3067 AU (a)
Eccentricity 0.138300
12.22 yr
6.0093° (M)
Inclination 6.9148°
283.90°
41.042°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 126 km[1]
Albedo 0.0308
14.91 to 17.45
8.89[1]

1173 Anchises (1930 UB) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on October 17, 1930 by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg.[1]

Overview[edit]

Up to the year 2200, its closest approach to any major planet will be on February 3, 2120 when it will still be 2.669 AU (399,300,000 km; 248,100,000 mi) from Jupiter.[2]

With an IRAS diameter of 126 km,[1] Anchises is about the 7th largest Jupiter Trojan known.[3]

JPL Small-Body Database list of the largest Jupiter Trojans based on IRAS data:
Trojan Diameter (km)
624 Hektor 225
911 Agamemnon 167
1437 Diomedes 164
1172 Äneas 143
617 Patroclus 141
588 Achilles 135
1173 Anchises 126
1143 Odysseus 126

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 1173 Anchises (1930 UB)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 2011-11-17 last obs. 
  2. ^ Horizons output. "Observer Table for Asteroid 1173 Anchises (1930 UB)". Retrieved 2012-04-04.  (Observer Location:@Jupiter)
  3. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Search Engine: orbital class (TJN) and diameter > 50 (km)". JPL's Solar System Dynamics Group. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 

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