2126 Gerasimovich

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2126 Gerasimovich
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date 30 August 1970
Designations
MPC designation 2126
1970 QZ
Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3][2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 85.19 yr (31115 days)
Aphelion 2.67627 AU (400.364 Gm)
Perihelion 2.10373 AU (314.714 Gm)
2.39000 AU (357.539 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.119778
3.69 yr (1349.6 d)
69.9885°
0° 16m 0.307s / day
Inclination 8.48339°
327.679°
69.6882°
Earth MOID 1.12577 AU (168.413 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.73794 AU (409.590 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.508
Physical characteristics
22.951 ± 0.005 hours [4]
12.4,[5] 12.7[2]

2126 Gerasimovich (1970 QZ) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 30, 1970 by Tamara Mikhaylovna Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.[1] It was named in honor of Boris Gerasimovich, a Russian astronomer.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "2126 Gerasimovich (1970 QZ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "(2126) Gerasimovich". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved January 6, 2009. 
  4. ^ Maurice Clark (2008). "Asteroid Lightcurve Observations". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 152–154. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..152C. 
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved January 1, 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 172. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved January 2, 2009. 

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