5028 Halaesus

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Halaesus
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shoemaker, C. S.
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date January 23, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 5028
Named after
Halaesus
1988 BY1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.941
Perihelion 4.565
Eccentricity 0.1310
4397.493
298.494
Inclination 21.500
44.044
10.594
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 62[1] km
9.9[1]

5028 Halaesus (1988 BY1) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on January 23, 1988 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1996 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 24.937 ± 0.015 hours with a brightness variation of 0.29 ± 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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