4791 Iphidamas

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Iphidamas
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shoemaker, C. S.
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date August 14, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 4791
1988 PB1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.414
Perihelion 4.941
Eccentricity 0.04574
4303.067
151.077
Inclination 25.944
261.444
164.259
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 62[1] km
0.0579
9.90

4791 Iphidamas (1988 PB1) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on August 14, 1988 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1993 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 9.727 ± 0.011 hours with a brightness variation of 0.49 ± 0.02 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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