5731 Zeus

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Zeus
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date November 4, 1988
Designations
MPC designation 5731
Named after
Zeus
1988 VP4
Minor planet category Apollo Apollo
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.741604331727992
Perihelion .7831781804633177
Eccentricity .6538272598282158
1242.939521167157
231.3137940705439
Inclination 11.43839473974712
281.7573905857055
216.9652479960173
Physical characteristics
15.8

5731 Zeus (1988 VP4) is an Apollo asteroid and Near-Earth object discovered on November 4, 1988 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar Observatory. Based on its observed brightness and assumed albedo it is estimated to have a diameter between 2.1 and 4.7 km.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5731 Zeus". European Asteroid Research Node. 

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