3391 Sinon

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3391 Sinon
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by Hiroki Kosai and Kiichiro Hurukawa
Discovery date February 18, 1977
Designations
Named after
Sinon
1977 DD3
Minor planet category Jupiter Trojan
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch February 4, 2008 (JD 2454500.5)
Aphelion 857.979 Gm (5.735 AU)
Perihelion 726.892 Gm (4.859 AU)
792.436 Gm (5.297 AU)
Eccentricity 0.083
4453.039 d (12.19 a)
12.92 km/s
262.087°
Inclination 14.877°
341.143°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
? km/s
? d
?
?
0.10
Temperature ~121 K
?
10.3

3391 Sinon is a Jupiter Trojan asteroid that orbits in the L4 Lagrangian point of the Sun-Jupiter system, in the "Greek Camp" of Trojan asteroids. It was named after the Greek hero Sinon, who was a warrior during the Trojan War. It was discovered by Hiroki Kosai and Kiichiro Hurukawa at the Kiso Observatory in Japan on February 18, 1977.

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