1872 Helenos

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Helenos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date March 24, 1971
Designations
MPC designation 1872
Named after
Helenus
1971 FG
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.5467681
Perihelion 5.0493615
Eccentricity 0.0469423
4454.2470875
299.38148
Inclination 14.65158
188.85186
113.36046
Physical characteristics
11.2

1872 Helenos (1971 FG) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on March 24, 1971 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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