Orpheus

(1982 HR )
CURRENT POSITION: 18 PIS 55
Incl: 2.66207
Eccent: 0.3228838
Period: 1.3318089013768 years
AU 1.2104529
Type: 8803

Discovery Chart

24.4.1982 07:11 Cerro El Roble 71w1 32s59 observations 1

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Named for the poet and musician of Greek mythology who almost rescued his wife Eurydice from Hades by charming Pluto and Persephone with his lyre. (M 11442)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by S. J. Ostro.

See also the citations for minor planets  (75) Eurydike and  (399) Persephone.

Avastatud: 24-4-1982 Avastamiskoht: Cerro El Roble Avastajad: Torres, C.

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