1867 Deiphobus

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Deiphobus
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Carlos Ulrrico Cesco and Samuel, A.
Discovery site El Leoncito
Discovery date March 3, 1971
Designations
MPC designation 1867
Named after
Deiphobus
1971 EA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.359
Perihelion 4.903
Eccentricity 0.0444
4245.336
300.930
Inclination 26.909
283.699
359.305
Physical characteristics
0.0422
8.61

1867 Deiphobus (1971 EA) is a large 123 km Jupiter Trojan discovered on March 3, 1971 by Carlos Ulrrico Cesco and Samuel, A. at El Leoncito.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1994 were used to build a light curve showing a slow rotation period of 58.66 ± 0.18 hours with a brightness variation of 0.27 ± 0.03 magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mottola, Stefano; Di Martino, Mario; Erikson, Anders; Gonano-Beurer, Maria; Carbognani, Albino; Carsenty, Uri; Hahn, Gerhard; Schober, Hans-Josef; Lahulla, Felix; Delbò, Marco; Lagerkvist, Claes-Ingvar (May 2011). "Rotational Properties of Jupiter Trojans. I. Light Curves of 80 Objects". The Astronomical Journal 141 (5): 170. Bibcode:2011AJ....141..170M. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/141/5/170.  edit

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