Asteroud 5609, Stroncone, was discovered March 22, 1993 by Antonio Vagnozzi at Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory in Stroncone, Terni province, Umbria region, Italy. It has a period of 5 years, 157 days and is slightly less than 9 miles in diameter.

It was named for the town where it was discovered.

Stroncone, Terni, Italy

The meaning of the asteroid Stroncone seems to be to consummate (Damien Foor) or to be thrown down.

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