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Asteroid (588) Achilles was discovered on February 22, 1906, by the German astronomer Max Wolf. It was the first of the trojan asteroids to be discovered, and is named after Achilles, the fictional hero from the Iliad. 
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Asteroid (588) Achilles makes its closest approach to the Earth (3.811 AU)  on the 21st February, 2013.



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