3027 Shavarsh

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Shavarsh
Discovery and designation
Discovered by N. Chernykh
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date August 8, 1978
Designations
MPC designation 3027
Named after
Shavarsh Karapetyan
1978 PQ2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.2602761
Perihelion 2.0840625
Eccentricity 0.2200859
1595.4911420
279.84562
Inclination 1.96222
194.79887
153.64471
Physical characteristics
0.0585
13.3

3027 Shavarsh (1978 PQ2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 8, 1978 by N. Chernykh at Nauchnyj. This is named after the Soviet-Armenian swimming Champion and hero Shavarsh Karapetyan, who saved over 20 people from a trolley that fell to the bottom of a lake.

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