2208 Pushkin

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Pushkin
Discovery and designation
Discovered by N. S. Chernykh
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date August 22, 1977
Designations
MPC designation 2208
Named after
Alexander Pushkin
1977 QL3
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6556025
Perihelion 3.3340205
Eccentricity 0.0460085
2386.3496030
159.70478
Inclination 5.41600
79.48005
2.79203
Physical characteristics
0.0497
10.96

2208 Pushkin (1977 QL3) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on August 22, 1977 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.

It was named after the leading writer of Russia, Pushkin.

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