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|Discovered by||Robert Luther|
|Discovery date||March 14, 1885|
|A901 TB, 1947 TA,
|Epoch 30 January 2005 (JD 2453400.5)|
|1656.291 d (4.53 a)|
Average orbital speed
247 Eukrate is a rather large main-belt asteroid. It is dark and probably a primitive carbonaceous body. The asteroid was discovered by Robert Luther on March 14, 1885, in Düsseldorf. It was named after Eukrate, a Nereid in Greek mythology.
- Magri, Christopher; et al. (January 2007), "A radar survey of main-belt asteroids: Arecibo observations of 55 objects during 1999 2003" (PDF), Icarus 186 (1): 126–151, Bibcode:2007Icar..186..126M, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2006.08.018, retrieved 2015-04-14.
- The Asteroid Orbital Elements Database
- Minor Planet Discovery Circumstances
- Asteroid Lightcurve Data File
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