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15094 Polymele

Index 15094 Polymele

15094 Polymele, provisional designation, is a primitive Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately in diameter. [1]

48 relations: Akari (satellite), Albedo, Asteroid, Astronomical unit, Binary asteroid, Catalina Sky Survey, Degree (angle), Digitized Sky Survey, Ecliptic, Gaius Julius Hyginus, Greek mythology, IRAS, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Julian day, Julian year (astronomy), Jupiter trojan, Lagrangian point, Light curve, List of Jupiter trojans (Greek camp), List of Jupiter trojans (Trojan camp), List of slow rotators (minor planets), Lucy (spacecraft), Magnitude (astronomy), Menoetius, Minor planet, Minor Planet Center, Mount Lemmon Observatory, Observation arc, Orbital eccentricity, Orbital inclination, P-type asteroid, Palomar Observatory, Patroclus, Peleus, Philomela (mother of Patroclus), Polymele, Precovery, Rotation period, Semi-major and semi-minor axes, Trojan (astronomy), Trojan War, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, 11351 Leucus, 196 Philomela, 21900 Orus, 3548 Eurybates, 52246 Donaldjohanson, 617 Patroclus.

Akari (satellite)

Akari (ASTRO-F) is an infrared astronomy satellite developed by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, in cooperation with institutes of Europe and Korea.

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Albedo

Albedo (albedo, meaning "whiteness") is the measure of the diffuse reflection of solar radiation out of the total solar radiation received by an astronomical body (e.g. a planet like Earth).

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Astronomical unit

The astronomical unit (symbol: au, ua, or AU) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun.

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Binary asteroid

A binary asteroid is a system of two asteroids orbiting their common barycenter.

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Catalina Sky Survey

Catalina Sky Survey (CSS; obs. code: 703) is an astronomical survey to discover comets and asteroids.

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Degree (angle)

A degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of a plane angle, defined so that a full rotation is 360 degrees.

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Digitized Sky Survey

The Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) is a digital version of several photographic atlases of the night sky, and an ongoing project to produce more digital versions of photographic astronomical datasets.

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Ecliptic

The ecliptic is the circular path on the celestial sphere that the Sun follows over the course of a year; it is the basis of the ecliptic coordinate system.

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Gaius Julius Hyginus

Gaius Julius Hyginus (64 BC – AD 17) was a Latin author, a pupil of the famous Cornelius Alexander Polyhistor, and a freedman of Caesar Augustus.

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Greek mythology

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.

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IRAS

The Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS) was the first-ever space telescope to perform a survey of the entire night sky at infrared wavelengths.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in Pasadena, California, United States, with large portions of the campus in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

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Julian day

Julian day is the continuous count of days since the beginning of the Julian Period and is used primarily by astronomers.

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Julian year (astronomy)

In astronomy, a Julian year (symbol: a) is a unit of measurement of time defined as exactly 365.25 days of SI seconds each.

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Jupiter trojan

The Jupiter trojans, commonly called Trojan asteroids or just Trojans, are a large group of asteroids that share the planet Jupiter's orbit around the Sun.

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Lagrangian point

In celestial mechanics, the Lagrangian points (also Lagrange points, L-points, or libration points) are positions in an orbital configuration of two large bodies, wherein a small object, affected only by the gravitational forces from the two larger objects, will maintain its position relative to them.

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Light curve

In astronomy, a light curve is a graph of light intensity of a celestial object or region, as a function of time.

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List of Jupiter trojans (Greek camp)

This is a list of Jupiter trojans that lie in the Greek camp, an elongated, curved region around the leading Lagrangian point, 60° ahead of Jupiter's orbit.

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List of Jupiter trojans (Trojan camp)

This is a list of Jupiter trojans that lie in the Trojan camp, an elongated, curved region around the trailing Lagrangian point 60° behind Jupiter.

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List of slow rotators (minor planets)

This is a list of slow rotators—minor planets that have an exceptionally long rotation period.

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Lucy (spacecraft)

Lucy is a planned NASA space probe that will tour five Jupiter trojans, asteroids which share Jupiter's orbit around the Sun, orbiting either ahead of or behind the planet.

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Magnitude (astronomy)

In astronomy, magnitude is a logarithmic measure of the brightness of an object in a defined passband, often in the visible or infrared spectrum, but sometimes across all wavelengths.

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Menoetius

Menoetius or Menoetes (Μενοίτιος, Μενοίτης Menoitios), meaning doomed might, is a name that refers to three distinct beings from Greek mythology.

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Minor planet

A minor planet is an astronomical object in direct orbit around the Sun (or more broadly, any star with a planetary system) that is neither a planet nor exclusively classified as a comet.

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Minor Planet Center

The Minor Planet Center (MPC) is the official worldwide organization in charge of collecting observational data for minor planets (such as asteroids and comets), calculating their orbits and publishing this information via the Minor Planet Circulars.

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Mount Lemmon Observatory

Mount Lemmon Observatory (MLO), also known as the Mount Lemmon Infrared Observatory, is an astronomical observatory located on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains approximately northeast of Tucson, Arizona (US).

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Observation arc

In observational astronomy, an observation arc (or arc length) is the time period between the first and most recent (last) observation, tracing the body's path.

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Orbital eccentricity

The orbital eccentricity of an astronomical object is a parameter that determines the amount by which its orbit around another body deviates from a perfect circle.

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Orbital inclination

Orbital inclination measures the tilt of an object's orbit around a celestial body.

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P-type asteroid

P-type asteroids have low albedo and a featureless reddish spectrum.

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Palomar Observatory

Palomar Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in San Diego County, California, United States, southeast of Los Angeles, California, in the Palomar Mountain Range.

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Patroclus

In Greek mythology, as recorded in Homer's Iliad, Patroclus (Πάτροκλος, Pátroklos, "glory of the father") was the son of Menoetius, grandson of Actor, King of Opus.

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Peleus

In Greek mythology, Peleus (Πηλεύς, Pēleus) was a hero whose myth was already known to the hearers of Homer in the late 8th century BC.

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Philomela (mother of Patroclus)

In Greek mythology Philomela (Φιλομήλα) is identified by Gaius Julius Hyginus as the wife of Menoetius and mother of Patroclus.

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Polymele

In Greek mythology, the name Polymela or Polymele (Ancient Greek: Πολυμήλη "many songs", derived from polys, "many" and melos "song") may refer to the following figures.

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Precovery

In astronomy, precovery (short for pre-discovery recovery) is the process of finding the image of an object in old archived images or photographic plates for the purpose of calculating a more accurate orbit.

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Rotation period

In astronomy, the rotation period of a celestial object is the time that it takes to complete one revolution around its axis of rotation relative to the background stars.

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Semi-major and semi-minor axes

In geometry, the major axis of an ellipse is its longest diameter: a line segment that runs through the center and both foci, with ends at the widest points of the perimeter.

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Trojan (astronomy)

In astronomy, a trojan is a minor planet or moon that shares the orbit of a planet or larger moon, wherein the trojan remains in the same, stable position relative to the larger object.

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Trojan War

In Greek mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta.

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Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer

Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) is a NASA infrared-wavelength astronomical space telescope launched in December 2009, and placed in hibernation in February 2011.

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11351 Leucus

11351 Leucus, provisional designation, is a mid-sized Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately in diameter.

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196 Philomela

196 Philomela is a large and bright main-belt asteroid.

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21900 Orus

21900 Orus, provisional designation, is a Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately in diameter, and a target of the ''Lucy'' mission to be visited in November 2028.

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3548 Eurybates

3548 Eurybates, provisional designation, is a carbonaceous Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp and the parent body of the Eurybates family, approximately in diameter.

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52246 Donaldjohanson

52246 Donaldjohanson, provisional designation, is a carbonaceous Erigonian asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately in diameter.

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617 Patroclus

617 Patroclus, provisional designation is a binary Jupiter trojan approximately in diameter.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/15094_Polymele

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