2233 Kuznetsov

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Kuznetsov
Discovery and designation
Discovered by L. V. Zhuravleva
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date December 3, 1972
Designations
MPC designation 2233
Named after
Nikolai Ivanovich Kuznetsov
1972 XE1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.4643440
Perihelion 2.0911834
Eccentricity 0.0819138
1255.6292738
150.85801
Inclination 3.41657
247.40801
159.14396
Physical characteristics
12.7

2233 Kuznetsov (1972 XE1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on 3 December 1972 by L. V. Zhuravleva at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory. It was named after Nikolai Ivanovich Kuznetsov (1911–44), a Russian intelligence agent, WWII partisan, and posthumous Hero of the Soviet Union.

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