2146 Stentor

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2146 Stentor
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Richard Martin West
Discovery date 24 October 1976
Designations
Named after
Stentor
1976 UQ
Jupiter Trojan
Orbital characteristics[1][2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 14392 days (39.40 yr)
Aphelion 5.71956 AU (855.634 Gm)
Perihelion 4.66984 AU (698.598 Gm)
5.19470 AU (777.116 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.10104
11.84 yr (4324.53 d)
13.03 km/s
171.242°
0° 4m 59.686s / day
Inclination 39.2587°
131.325°
273.649°
Earth MOID 3.92317 AU (586.898 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.0818349 AU (12.24233 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 2.541
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
? km/s
35.14 h (1.464 d)
? d
?
?
0.10
Temperature ~122 K
?
9.9

2146 Stentor is a Jupiter Trojan asteroid that orbits in the L4 Lagrangian point of the Sun-Jupiter system, in the "Greek Camp" of Trojan asteroids. It was named after the Greek hero Stentor, who was a Herald of the Greek forces during the Trojan War. It was discovered by Richard Martin West on October 24, 1976 at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. 2148 Epeios was also discovered the same day by West.

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