3074 Popov

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Popov
Discovery and designation
Discovered by L. Zhuravleva
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date December 24, 1979
Designations
MPC designation 3074
Named after
Alexander Stepanovich Popov
1979 YE9
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6010817
Perihelion 2.0765079
Eccentricity 0.1121462
1306.4313948
316.93708
Inclination 2.42142
348.78400
150.86268
Physical characteristics
13.6

3074 Popov (1979 YE9) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 24, 1979 by Lyudmila Zhuravlyova at Nauchnyj. It is named after Russian physicist Alexander Stepanovich Popov.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – p.250

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