Amycus
Number
55576
Provisional name
2002 GB10
Class
Centaur
Discovery date
08.04.2002
Discovery chart
Discovery position
7 Libra 17' Rx
Time of announcement
17.04.2002 - 15:30 UT
Orbital period
126.9 years
Orbit
  • crosses the orbits of Uranus and Neptune
Aphelion
35.174 AU
Perihelion
15.205 AU
Semimajor axis
25.189 AU
Magnitude
7.8
Diameter
51 - 166 km
Mythology
Centaur Amycus on Zane Stein's site Chiron and Friends

There was also another Amycus.

The story of Argonauts on Timeless Myths: "The Argonauts soon encountered the Bebryces whose king Amycus challenged one of them in boxing match to the death. Polydeuces, one of the Dioscuri, was the best boxer among the Argonauts. The contest seemed evenly matched until Polydeuces killed Amycus through a blow to the king's ear. The Bebryces set about to attack Polydeuces, but was routed by the Argonauts."
 
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