1988 RF1. Discovered 1988 Sept. 10 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

A companion of Aeneas {see planet (1172)}, Gyas took part in the boat race at the funeral games for Anchises {see planet (1173)}. He captained the Chimaera {see also the citation for planet (623)}, a boat huge in length and weight. He came in third when he was slowed by the loss of his helmsman, whom he threw overboard in anger because he sailed too wide of a dangerous rock. (M 25444)

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