2006 Polonskaya

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2006 Polonskaya
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by N. S. Chernykh
Discovery date 22 September 1973
Designations
 
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch February 4, 2008 (JD 2454500.5)
Aphelion 415.038 Gm (2.774 AU)
Perihelion 280.622 Gm (1.876 AU)
347.830 Gm (2.325 AU)
Eccentricity 0.193
1294.973 d (3.55 a)
19.35 km/s
241.079°
Inclination 4.918°
1.107°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 10 km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
? km/s
? d
?
?
0.10
Temperature ~183 K
?
12.6

2006 Polonskoya is main belt asteroid. It was discovered on 22 September 1973 by N. S. Chernykh and named after Elene Ivanovna Kazimirchak-Polonskaya, a Russian astronomer. Polonskaya's diameter is approximately 10 km.

In 2005, it was claimed that lightcurve observations indicate that Polonskaya has a small moon about 3 km in diameter. The moon's existence has not yet been confirmed.

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