Epistrophos


Asteroid 23382, Epistrophos, a Jupiter Trojan, was discovered on September 30, 1973 by C. J. van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld on photographic plates taken by Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory near Pauma Valley, California. It has a period of 11 years, 322 days.

It was named for the Greek warrior Epistrophos, who was from Phokis and fought in the Trojan War with his brother Schedios

Astrologically, Epistrophos seems to indicate to turn around or back.



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