687 Tinette

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687 Tinette
Astrographical

Star, position:

Sol, Asteroid Belt

Physical

Orbital period:

4.49 years

 

687 Tinette was an asteroid in the asteroid belt.

History

Following the protracted Hildian Campaign, the Wolf noble Beltrik left the Hildians to gather Ether from the asteroid 19 Fortuna, positioning the bulk of his forces above the resupply area in order to form a defensive screen against any potential attack from the Armada Paladins. Unbeknownst to Beltrik however, following Bamberga's Wrath, the Reef had constructed a powerful gravity weapon known as "Carybdis", and Abra Zire planned to utilize it together with her experience.[1][2]

Knowing that Beltrik expected Zire to throw her forces against his defensive fleet, she devised a strategy to make him believe she was doing just that, dividing her forces and sending a portion of them to engage Beltrik's screen. While her feint kept his forces contained at Fortuna, Zire then gathered the rest of her fleet at asteroid 687 Tinette, which was making a close pass by Fortuna at the time. With the remainder of her fleet safely hidden within Tinette's shadow, she activated Carybdis.[1][2] The weapon's beam pushed Tinette out of its orbit and sent it hurtling into Fortuna, destroying both asteroids and obliterated Beltrik's host. In the ensuing chaos, Beltrik's shattered and disarrayed forces were quickly neutralized by the full might of Zire's now-recombined fleet and Beltrik himself was captured and taken to the Queen.[1][2]

Trivia

Photometric observations at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1999 were used to build a light curve for this object. The asteroid displayed a rotation period of 7.40 ± 0.02 hours and a brightness variation of 0.25 ± 0.01 in magnitude.[3]

List of appearances

References

  1. ^ a b c Bungie (2014/5/19), Destiny: House of Wolves Playstation 4, Activision Blizzard, Grimoire: WANTED: Beltrik, the Veiled
  2. ^ a b c Bungie (2014/5/19), Destiny: House of Wolves Playstation 4, Activision Blizzard, Grimoire: Ghost Fragment: The Reef 3
  3. ^ [1]