4754 Panthoos

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Panthoos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date October 16, 1977
Designations
MPC designation 4754
Named after
Panthous
5010 T-3
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.240
Perihelion 5.164
Eccentricity 0.0073
4333.172
252.951
Inclination 12.336
155.155
196.864
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 59[1] km
0.0571
10.10

4754 Panthoos (5010 T-3) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on October 16, 1977 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1994 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 27.68 ± 0.05 hours with a brightness variation of 0.09 ± 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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