Asteroid 1208, Troilus, a Jupiter Trojan, was discovered on December 31, 1931 by Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg Observatory in Hamburg, Germany. It has a period of 12 years, 3 days and is about 77 miles in diameter.

It was named for Troilus, a son of Priam who in a medieval legend loved Cressida, using Pandarus as a go-between, and lost her to Diomedes<./p>

Astrologically, Troilus seems to indicate to have people you relied on betray you or turn against you or let you down.

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