2280 Kunikov

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Kunikov
Discovery and designation
Discovered by T. M. Smirnova
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date September 26, 1971
Designations
MPC designation 2280
1971 SL2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.4862795
Perihelion 1.8712515
Eccentricity 0.1411414
1174.6653272
135.34564
Inclination 3.56887
106.54947
264.27239
Physical characteristics
13.5

2280 Kunikov (1971 SL2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 26, 1971 by T. M. Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory. The asteroid is named after Caesar Kunikov, a Hero of the Soviet Union who fought in World War II.

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