4063 Euforbo

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Euforbo
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Oss. San Vittore
Discovery site Bologna
Discovery date February 1, 1989
Designations
MPC designation 4063
1989 CG2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.785
Perihelion 4.555
Eccentricity 0.1189
4293.824
283.967
Inclination 18.947
113.526
317.383
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 113[1] km
0.0611
8.60

4063 Euforbo (1989 CG2) is a large 102 km Jupiter Trojan discovered on February 1, 1989, by Oss. San Vittore at Bologna.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1992 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 8.841 ± 0.025 hours with a brightness variation of 0.19 ± 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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