4007 Euryalos

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Euryalos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 19, 1973
Designations
MPC designation 4007
1973 SR
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.450
Perihelion 4.870
Eccentricity 0.0562
4281.675
272.815
Inclination 11.014
6.778
76.228
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 52[1] km
10.3[1]

4007 Euryalos (1973 SR) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on September 19, 1973 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1995 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 6.391 ± 0.005 hours with a brightness variation of 0.07 ± 0.01 magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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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