13387 Irus

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Irus
Discovery and designation
Discovery date 1998,december 22
Designations
MPC designation 13387
1998 YW6
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.7268888
Perihelion 4.7158604
Eccentricity 0.0968163
4357.8844843
327.99120
Inclination 7.24237
356.01943
19.12000
Physical characteristics
11.8

13387 Irus (1998 YW6) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on December 22, 1998 at the Astronomical Observatory of Farra d'Isonzo in Farra d'Isonzo, Gorizia, Italy. The discovery is credited to the observatory. Irus was named for a character in The Odyssey, the beggar Irus, who was defeated by Odysseus on his return to Ithaca.[1][2]

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