10247 Amphiaraos

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Amphiaraos
Discovery
Discovered by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on plates taken by T. Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Schmidt
Discovery date 24 September 1960
Designations
MPC designation 10247
6629 P-L, 1994 PT9
Jupiter Trojan
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 19996 days (54.75 yr)
Aphelion 5.3034649 AU (793.38706 Gm)
Perihelion 5.2098537 AU (779.38302 Gm)
5.2566593 AU (786.38504 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.00890405
12.05 yr (4402.13 d)
119.8087°
0° 4m 54.403s / day
Inclination 4.191508°
162.52402°
340.9313°
Earth MOID 4.22088 AU (631.435 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.225937 AU (33.7997 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 2.995
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 15-38 km
34.26 h (1.428 d)
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10247 Amphiaraos (6629 P-L) is a Jupiter Trojan asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960, by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.

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