2188 Orlenok

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Orlenok
Discovery and designation
Discovered by L. V. Zhuravleva
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date October 28, 1976
Designations
MPC designation 2188
Named after
Orlyonok
1976 UL4
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1603472
Perihelion 2.6420716
Eccentricity 0.0893206
1804.9577677
206.14949
Inclination 2.66017
140.45046
197.29053
Physical characteristics
11.9

2188 Orlenok (1976 UL4) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 28, 1976 by L. V. Zhuravleva at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.

Named on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the all-Union pioneer camp Orlenok in the Tuapse region. An orlenok, or an eaglet, is the symbol of the young revolutionary.

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