4057 Demophon

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Demophon
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Bowell, E.
Discovery site Flagstaff
Discovery date October 15, 1985
Designations
MPC designation 4057
1985 TQ
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.902
Perihelion 4.641
Eccentricity 0.1196
4420.363
264.396
Inclination 2.873
24.460
57.565
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 71[1] km
9.6

4057 Demophon (1985 TQ) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on October 15, 1985 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1994 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 29.31 ± 0.07 hours with a brightness variation of 0.23 ± 0.01 magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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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