32811 Apisaon

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Apisaon
Discovery and designation
Discovered by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel
Discovery site Tautenburg
Discovery date October 14, 1990
Designations
MPC designation 32811
Alternative names 1990 TP12
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.6280634
Perihelion 4.8161482
Eccentricity 0.0777383
Orbital period 4358.7999449
Mean anomaly 37.48859
Inclination 19.90714
Longitude of ascending node 50.71209
Argument of perihelion 154.92632
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 11.3

32811 Apisaon (1990 TP12) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on October 14, 1990 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.

The asteroid is named for a minor Trojan officer, mentioned in book eleven Homer's Iliad. In the epic, Apisaon was slain by the spear of the warrior Eurypylos, as he attempted to engage the hero Ajax in battle.

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