2420 Čiurlionis

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2420 Čiurlionis
Name
Name Čiurlionis
Designation 1975 TN
Discovery
Discoverer Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh
Discovery date October 3, 1975
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1321102
Semimajor axis (a) 2.5602083 AU
Perihelion (q) 2.2219787 AU
Aphelion (Q) 2.8984379 AU
Orbital period (P) 4.10 a
Inclination (i) 14.61284°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 205.71441°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 198.14501°
Mean anomaly (M) 318.00145°

2420 Čiurlionis is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1496.2748368 days (4.10 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on October 3, 1975 at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory and was named after Lithuanian artist Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPl Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-07.