4832 Palinurus

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Palinurus
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date October 12, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 4832
Named after
Palinurus
1988 TU1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.994
Perihelion 4.517
Eccentricity 0.1406
4400.703
251.237
Inclination 19.068
135.153
208.613
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 65[1] km
9.8[1]

4832 Palinurus (1988 TU1) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on October 12, 1988 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 2010 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 5.319 ± 0.002 hours with a brightness variation of 0.09 ± 0.02 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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