Thrasymedes

(1985 VS )
CURRENT POSITION: 24 TAU 1
Incl: 28.49693
Eccent: 0.0238959
Period: 12.282173531693 years
AU 5.3231669
Type: 0009

Discovery Chart

6.11.1985 05:13 Kitt Peak 111w36 31n57 observations 1

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Named for the son of Nestor {see planet  (659)} and brother of Antilochus. Thrasymedes commanded a fleet of 15 ships to Troy and was involved in the fight against Memnon {see planet  (2895)} during which Antilochus was killed. He later was among the warriors hidden inside the wooden horse. It has been noted that the orbits of (1583) Antilochus and (3801) Thrasymedes are quite similar, suggesting a common origin for these two minor planets. (M 13179)

Avastatud: 6-11-1985 Avastamiskoht: Kitt Peak Avastajad: Spacewatch

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