Elatus
Number
31824
Provisional name
1999 UG5
Class
Centaur
Discovery date
29.10.1999
Discovery chart
Discovery position
5 Taurus 12' Rx
Time of announcement
03.11.1999 - 21:45 UT
Orbital period
40.4 years
Orbit
  • between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus
  • crosses the orbit of Saturn
Aphelion
16.274 AU
Perihelion
  7.248 AU
Semimajor axis
11.761 AU
Magnitude
10.1
Diameter
24 - 58 km
Mythology
"Sadly a parting arrow from Heracles's bow passed through Elatus's arm and pierced Chiron's knee, who had just arrived to restore calm." Hercules myth
 
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