Bienor

(2000 QC243 )
CURRENT POSITION: 29 GEM 14
Incl: 20.74509
Eccent: 0.1991397
Period: 66.760991436777 years
AU 16.45641
Type: 000A

Discovery Chart

27.8.2000 03:18 Cerro Tololo 70w48 30s10 observations 1

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Bienor, one of the centaurs who tried to kidnap the bride Hippodame and other women at the wedding of Pirithous, was overcome by the hero Theseus, who jumped on his back, smashed his face and pounded his temples. The name was suggested by E. K. Elliot.

Discovered on 27-8-2000 in Cerro Tololo by Deep Ecliptic Survey

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