Kenos

(1978 GC )
CURRENT POSITION: 14 TAU 30
Incl: 24.98338
Eccent: 0.168429
Period: 2.6372115186278 years
AU 1.9087538
Type: 0006

Discovery Chart

8.4.1978 02:05 Cerro Tololo 70w48 30s10 observations 1

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Named for the first man in the mythology of the native Americans of Tierra del Fuego, sent by the Supreme Being to bring order into the world. He created the human race by using peat to make male and female organs, taught them language and instructed them in rules to fashion a harmonious society. (M 21606)

Named by the Minor Planet Names Committee following a suggestion by F. Pilcher.

Avastatud: 8-4-1978 Avastamiskoht: Cerro Tololo Avastajad: Liller, W.

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