(4503) Cleobulus

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(4503) Cleobulus
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Epoch:  December 9, 2014 ( JD 2,457,000.5)
Orbit type Cupid type
Major semi-axis 2.7076  AU
eccentricity 0.5231
Perihelion - aphelion 1.2912 AU - 4.1239 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 2.5134 °
Length of the ascending node 46.0227 °
Argument of the periapsis 76.3228 °
Sidereal period 4.46 a
Mean orbital velocity 18.13 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 2.7 km
Rotation period 3.13 h
Absolute brightness 15.6 mag
Spectral class SMASSII : Sq
Explorer C. S. Shoemaker
Date of discovery November 28, 1989
Another name 1989 World Cup , 1980 YS
Source: Unless otherwise stated, the data comes from JPL Small-Body Database Browser . The affiliation to an asteroid family is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database . Please also note the note on asteroid items.

(4503) Cleobulus is an asteroid from Amor type that on 28 November 1989 by Carolyn S. Shoemaker at Palomar ( Observatories code was discovered 675).


The asteroid is named after Cleobulus of Lindos , a ruler of the port city of Lindos in the 6th century BC. BC, who is counted among the Seven Sages of Greece .

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