5023 Agapenor

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Agapenor
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shoemaker, C. S.
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date October 11, 1985
Designations
MPC designation 5023
Named after
Agapenor
1985 TG3
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.480
Perihelion 4.926
Eccentricity 0.0533
4334.394
301.968
Inclination 11.765
308.458
85.406
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 59[1] km
10.1[1]

5023 Agapenor (1985 TG3) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on October 11, 1985, by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 2009 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 5.4020 ± 0.0017 hours with a brightness variation of 0.12 ± 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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