5027 Androgeos

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Androgeos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shoemaker, C. S.
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date January 21, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 5027
Named after
Androgeos
1988 BX1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.648
Perihelion 4.951
Eccentricity 0.0658
4455.743
289.637
Inclination 31.453
78.210
343.738
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 71[1] km
0.0917
9.6[1]

5027 Androgeos (1988 BX1) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on January 21, 1988 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1992 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 11.355 ± 0.013 hours with a brightness variation of 0.31 ± 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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