1873 Agenor

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Agenor
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date March 25, 1971
Designations
MPC designation 1873
Named after
Agenor
1971 FH
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.732
Perihelion 4.765
Eccentricity 0.0921
4391.588
24.627
Inclination 21.861
197.911
356.945
Physical characteristics
0.0386
10.50

1873 Agenor (1971 FH) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on March 25, 1971 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1994 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 20.60 ± 0.03 hours with a brightness variation of 0.08 ± 0.01 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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References[edit]

  • Mottola, S.; Di Martino, M.; Erikson, A.; Gonano-Beurer, M.; et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, A170.