4142 Dersu-Uzala

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4142 Dersu-Uzala
Name Dersu-Uzala
Designation 1981 KE
Discoverer Z. Vavrova
Discovery date May 28, 1981
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1509532
Semimajor axis (a) 1.9119255 AU
Perihelion (q) 1.6233142 AU
Aphelion (Q) 2.2005368 AU
Orbital period (P) 2.64 a
Inclination (i) 26.49277°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 60.71941°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 55.33803°
Mean anomaly (M) 169.35952°

4142 Dersu-Uzala is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 965.6169293 days (2.64 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on May 28, 1981.

It is named after Dersu Uzala, the main character of a book by Vladimir Arsenyev.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-21.