2357 Phereclos

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Phereclos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Bowell
Discovery site Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory
Discovery date January 1, 1981
Designations
MPC designation 2357
1981 AC
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.429
Perihelion 4.962
Eccentricity 0.0449
4325.490
341.730
Inclination 2.669
179.306
72.861
Physical characteristics
0.0521
8.94

2357 Phereclos (1981 AC) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on January 1, 1981 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory, it was named after Phereclus.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 2010 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 14.394 ± 0.012 hours with a brightness variation of 0.09 ± 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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