|Discovered 30 August 1997|
Discoverer Antonio Vagnozzi
Asteroid group Asteroid belt
|Discovery site Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory|
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10208 Germanicus (provisional designation: 1997 QN1) is a main-belt binary asteroid. It was discovered at the Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory in Stroncone, Italy, on August 30, 1997. It is named for Germanicus, an ancient Roman general, a nephew of Tiberius, and a poet. A moon orbits the asteroid with an orbital period of 2 days, 10 hours, and 48 minutes.