Orpheus

(1982 HR )
CURRENT POSITION: 8 CAP 20
Incl: 2.67766
Eccent: 0.3230764
Period: 1.3315336298339 years
AU 1.2102861
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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