(7214) Anticlus

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( 7214 ) Anticlus 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.

( 7214 ) Anticlus was discovered by the Dutch astronomer Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten - Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory (IAU code 675) on September 19, 1973. He is associated with the Lagrangian point L4.

The asteroid is named after the mythological Greek hero Antiklos who fought in the Trojan War and was one of the soldiers in the Trojan horse.