1390 Abastumani

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Abastumani
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Shajn, P.
Discovery site Simeis (094)
Discovery date October 3, 1935
Designations
MPC designation 1390
Named after
Abastumani
1935 TA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.5272033
Perihelion 3.3429259
Eccentricity 0.0268230
2325.4167534
154.58115
Inclination 19.98095
29.27371
333.46375
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 102 km[1]
17.1 hr[1]
0.0298[1]
9.40[1]

1390 Abastumani (1935 TA) is an outer main belt asteroid discovered on October 3, 1935 by Shajn, P. at Simeis (094). It is named after the spa town of Abastumani, Georgia. It is one of the last outer main belt asteroids discovered that is ~100+ km in diameter. The asteroid is roughly 102 km in diameter and has a dark albedo.[1] 1269 Rollandia was discovered in 1930 and 1902 Shaposhnikov was discovered in 1972.

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