4827 Dares

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Dares
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shoemaker, C. S.
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date August 17, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 4827
Named after
Dares Phrygius
1988 QE
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.351
Perihelion 4.891
Eccentricity 0.0449
4232.622
174.412
Inclination 7.705
242.064
168.368
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 49[1] km
10.1

4827 Dares (1988 QE) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on August 17, 1988 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1994 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 18.995 ± 0.028 hours with a brightness variation of 0.24 ± 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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