2868 Upupa

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Upupa
Discovery and designation
Discovered by P. Wild
Discovery site Zimmerwald
Discovery date October 30, 1972
Designations
MPC designation 2868
1972 UA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3102709
Perihelion 2.3152741
Eccentricity 0.1768712
1723.0597808
187.58158
Inclination 7.55194
138.24663
261.25840
Physical characteristics
13.1

2868 Upupa (1972 UA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 30, 1972 by P. Wild at Zimmerwald. It is named after a bird, the hoopoe (Upupa epops).

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