2091 Sampo, provisional designation 1941 HO, is a stony Eos asteroid and relatively slow rotator from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 30 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 26 April 1941, by Finnish astronomer Yrjö Väisälä at Turku Observatory, Finland, and named after Sampo from Finnish mythology.
Orbit and classification
Sampo is a member of the Eos family ( ), the largest 606 asteroid family in the outer main belt consisting of nearly 10,000 asteroids.   : It orbits the Sun in at a distance of 2.8–3.2 23 AU once every 5 years and 3 months (1,911 days). Its orbit has an eccentricity of 0.06 and an inclination of 11 ° with respect to the ecliptic.
S-type asteroid measures between 23.0 and 35.5 kilometers in diameter, and its surface has an albedo between 0.118 and 0.277, according to the surveys carried out by IRAS, Akari, and NEOWISE.   
lightcurve of Sampo was obtained from photometric observations made by astronomers René Roy, Laurent Bernasconi and Stéphane Charbonnelat in March 2003. It gave a potentially long rotation period of hours with a brightness variation of 0.38 71.34 ±0.05 magnitude ( ). U=2
minor planet was named after the wonder-object Sampo from Finnish mythology. It is mentioned in the national oral folklore and mythology epic, Kalevala, after which the minor planet 1454 Kalevala is named. Sampo was to produce every kind of fortune. When Kalevala and Pohjola (also see were fighting for its possession it broke into pieces. 3606 Pohjola) The official naming citation was published by the  Minor Planet Center on 1 August 1980 ( ). M.P.C. 5450
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