8256 Shenzhou

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8256 Shenzhou
Discovery
Discovered by Purple Mountain Observatory
Discovery date 25 October 1981
Designations
Named after
Shenzhou
1981 UZ9; 1994 TO1
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 26, 2005 (JD 2453700.5)
Aphelion 410.570 Gm (2.744 AU)
Perihelion 247.043 Gm (1.651 AU)
328.807 Gm (2.198 AU)
Eccentricity 0.249
1190.203 d (3.26 a)
19.78 km/s
124.419°
Inclination 6.857°
42.341°
21.322°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
? m/s²
? km/s
? d
Albedo 0.1?
Temperature ~188 K
Spectral type
?
13.9

8256 Shenzhou is an asteroid named after the Chinese Shenzhou spacecraft.

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