(1036) Ganymed

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( 1036 ) is a near-Earth asteroid Ganymed from Amor - type and was discovered on October 23, 1924 by Walter Baade at Bergedorf Observatory in Hamburg. The asteroid is named after a character from Greek mythology, see Ganymede ( mythology).

The orbit of Ganymede is inclined 26.697 ° to the ecliptic, the orbital eccentricity is 0.534.

Ganymede has a diameter of about 31.7 kilometers, making it the largest known asteroid Amor.

Ganymede is also the name of Jupiter's moon.