129137 Hippolochos

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Hippolochos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Michel Ory
Discovery site Vicques
Discovery date January 13, 2005
Designations
MPC designation 129137
2005 AP27
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch JD 2456600.5 (4 November 2013)
Aphelion 5.4435543 AU
Perihelion 4.852694 AU
5.1481244 AU
Eccentricity 0.0573859
11.68 yr (4266.5022 d)
27.2184°
Inclination 12.50317°
114.50414°
232.9784°
Physical characteristics
12.9

129137 Hippolochos (2005 AP27) is a Jupiter trojan discovered on January 13, 2005 by Michel Ory at Vicques. It was named after Hippolochos, the son of Antimachos who was the Trojan councillor responsible for preventing Helen from being restored to the Greeks.[1] Hippo-lochos means "an ambush with a horse" (as in the Trojan Horse).[1]

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