4828 Misenus

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Misenus
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date September 11, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 4828
1988 RV
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.400
Perihelion 4.966
Eccentricity 0.0418
4310.305
94.062
Inclination 14.889
352.981
129.120
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 59[1] km
10.0[1]

4828 Misenus (1988 RV) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on September 11, 1988 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1995 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 12.873 ± 0.016 hours with a brightness variation of 0.33 ± 0.01 magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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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