4709 Ennomos

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Ennomos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shoemaker, C.
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date October 12, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 4709
Named after
Ennomus
1988 TU2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.315 AU
Perihelion 5.102 AU
Eccentricity 0.0204
4342.240 d
271.303°
Inclination 25.511°
253.236°
81.944°
Physical characteristics
0.0744
8.90

4709 Ennomos (1988 TU2) is a Jupiter trojan discovered on October 12, 1988 by Shoemaker, C. at Palomar. It is named after Ennomos, a Trojan hero in the Iliad.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1990 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 12.275 ± 0.008 hours with a brightness variation of 0.47 ± 0.01 magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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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