2120 Tyumenia

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2120 Tyumenia
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date September 9, 1967
Designations
MPC designation 2120
Named after
Tyumen Oblast
1967 RM
Minor planet category main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.4415 AU
Perihelion 2.6819 AU
3.06171 AU
Eccentricity 0.124044
1956.79 days (5.36 years)
291.57°
Inclination 17.538°
222.581°
77.124°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 41.18 kilometres (25.59 mi) ± 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi)
Mean diameter [4]
17.47 ± 0.07 hours [5]
Albedo 0.0721 ± 0.009 [4]
10.4 [6]

2120 Tyumenia (1967 RM) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 9, 1967 by Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.[1] It is named after the Tyumen Oblast in Russia.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved December 29, 2008. 
  2. ^ "2120 Tyumenia (1967 RM)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 29, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(2120) Tyumenia". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved December 29, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b Tedesco et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Retrieved December 29, 2008. [dead link]
  5. ^ Oliver et al. (2008). "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory: 2008 March". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 149–150. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..149O. 
  6. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved December 29, 2008. [dead link]
  7. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 172. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved December 29, 2008.