|Discovered by||C. H. F. Peters, 1878|
|Minor planet category||Main belt|
|Semi-major axis||2.738 AU|
|Orbital period||4.53 years|
|Dimensions||160.61 ± 5.00 km|
|Mass||(3.56 ± 2.61) × 1018 kg|
|Mean density||1.64 ± 1.21 g/cm3|
|Rotation period||10.83 hours|
|Absolute magnitude (H)||7.62|
It was discovered by C. H. F. Peters on March 1, 1878, in Clinton, New York and named after Eunike, a Nereid in Greek mythology whose name means 'happy victory'. The name was chosen to celebrate the Treaty of San Stefano (1878).
There have been three observed occultations of stars by Eunike.
- Orbital simulation from JPL (Java)
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