Bienor
Number
54598
Provisional name
2000 QC243
Class
Centaur
Discovery date
27.08.2000
Discovery chart
Discovery position
3 Pisces 30' Rx
Time of announcement
14.10.2000 - 1:01 UT
Orbital period
66.9 years
Orbit
  • between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus
  • crosses the orbit of Uranus
Aphelion
19.793 AU
Perihelion
13.218 AU
Semimajor axis
16.505 AU
Magnitude
7.6
Diameter
57 - 182 km
  Theseus and the Centaur
Image: Antonio Canova's statue of Theseus Slaying the Centaur

Mythology
Attended the Lapith king Pirithous' wedding with other Centaurs and was killed by Pirithous' friend Theseus.
Greek Mythology Link

The name Bienor means "Strong One".
Kentauroi Thessalioi
 
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