7211 Xerxes

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Xerxes
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date March 25, 1971
Designations
MPC designation 7211
Named after
Xerxes I
1240 T-1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.2570450
Perihelion 2.3403468
Eccentricity 0.1637724
1710.1412277
184.09890
Inclination 9.12230
1.82605
340.43260
Physical characteristics
13.3

7211 Xerxes (1240 T-1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 25, 1971 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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