Asteroid 184280 Yperion, a Jupiter Trojan, was discovered January 13, 2005 at the Jarnac Observatory in Vail, Arizona; the discovery credit goes to the observatory. It has a period of 12 years, 8 days.

It was named for Yperion, a son of Priam and therefore a Trojan; its name also refers to the telescope used to discover it..

Astrologically, asteroid Yperion has been said to be about dispelling illiusions

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