Bacchus

(1977 HB )
CURRENT POSITION: 21 AQU 18
Incl: 9.43122
Eccent: 0.3495127
Period: 1.119411210944 years
AU 1.0780685
Type: 1803

Discovery Chart

24.4.1977 08:48 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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This Apollo-type object is named for the god of wine and merriment, son of Jupiter and Semele {see planet  (86)}. Bacchus was honored in various festivals, such as the Bacchanalia, characterized by drink and debauchery. (M 4421)

Discovered on 24-4-1977 in Palomar by Kowal, C. T.

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