13062 Podarkes

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Podarkes
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date April 19, 1991
Designations
MPC designation 13062
1991 HN
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.1880277
Perihelion 5.0710039
Eccentricity 0.0114069
4243.3905067
5.66960
Inclination 8.24138
91.02039
277.98638
Physical characteristics
11.1

13062 Podarkes (1991 HN) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on April 19, 1991 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar Observatory. It is named after the Trojan Podarkes son of Ares.[1] It is unstable according to Dvorak et al..[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of minor planet names: Volume 1 - Page 792
  2. ^ Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy Volume 78, Numbers 1-4, 125-136, DOI: 10.1023/A:1011120413687
  3. ^ Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy Volume 73, Numbers 1-4, 117-126, DOI: 10.1023/A:1008338811969
  4. ^ Bonnie A. Steves and A. J. Maciejewski (2001). The restless universe: applications of gravitational n-body dynamics to planetary, stellar and galactic systems : proceedings of the fifty-fourth Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics, Blair Atholl, 23 July - 5 August 2000. Scottish Graduate. Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics, Institute of Physics. ISBN 9780750308229. 

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