4068 Menestheus

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Menestheus
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 4068
Named after
Menestheus
1973 SW
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.5730160
Perihelion 4.8071400
Eccentricity 0.0737827
4318.7615519
202.57723
Inclination 17.52915
177.80367
313.68640
Physical characteristics
0.0789
9.40

4068 Menestheus (1973 SW) is a Jupiter Trojan asteroid discovered on September 19, 1973 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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