1583 Antilochus

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1583 Antilochus
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by Sylvain Julien Victor Arend
Discovery date September 19, 1950
Designations
Named after
Antilochus
1950 SA
Minor planet category Jupiter Trojan
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch February 4, 2008 (JD 2454500.5)
Aphelion 804.661 Gm (5.379 AU)
Perihelion 724.079 Gm (4.840 AU)
764.370 Gm (5.109 AU)
Eccentricity 0.053
4218.575 d(11.55 a)
13.17 km/s
303.165°
Inclination 28.551°
221.372°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 101.6 km
Mass 1.1×1018 kg
Mean density
2.0 g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
0.0284 m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
0.0537 km/s
? d
?
?
0.10
Temperature ~123 K
D
8.60

1583 Antilochus is a Jupiter Trojan asteroid that orbits in the L4 Lagrangian point of the Sun-Jupiter system, in the "Greek Camp" of Trojan asteroids. It was named after the Greek hero Antilochus. It was discovered by Sylvain Julien Victor Arend on September 19, 1950 in Uccle, Belgium.

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