(3596) Meriones

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( 3596 ) Meriones is an asteroid from the group of Jupiter Trojans. Thus asteroids are called, which run on the path of Jupiter on the Lagrange points around the sun. ( 3596 ) Meriones was discovered on November 14, 1985 by Poul Jensen and Karl Augustesen. He is associated with the Lagrangian point L4.

The asteroid is named after the mythological Greek warrior Meriones.