2126 Gerasimovich

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2126 Gerasimovich
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date August 30, 1970
Designations
MPC designation 2126
1970 QZ
Minor planet category Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 2.6774 AU
Perihelion 2.1028 AU
2.39008 AU
Eccentricity 0.120199
1349.64 days (3.70 years)
96.017°
Inclination 8.488°
327.742°
69.972°
Physical characteristics
22.951 ± 0.005 hours [4]
12.4 [5]

2126 Gerasimovich (1970 QZ) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 30, 1970 by Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.[1] It was named in honor of Boris Gerasimovich, a Russian astronomer.[6]

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 January 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ "2126 Gerasimovich (1970 QZ)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ "(2126) Gerasimovich". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved January 6, 2009. 
  4. ^ Maurice Clark (2008). "Asteroid Lightcurve Observations". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 152–154. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..152C. 
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved January 1, 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 172. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved January 2, 2009.