2312 Duboshin

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2312 Duboshin
Discovery[1]
Discovered by N. Chernykh
Discovery site CrAO (Nauchnyj)
Discovery date 1 April 1976
Designations
MPC designation (2312) Duboshin
Named after
Georgij Nikolaevich Duboshin[2]
1976 GU2 · 1943 DH
1971 QJ · 1972 TJ7
1973 YE2 · 1975 CF
1976 JN
main-belt (outer)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 73.06 yr (26684 days)
Aphelion 4.5826 AU (685.55 Gm)
Perihelion 3.3543 AU (501.80 Gm)
3.9685 AU (593.68 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.15475
7.91 yr (2887.6 d)
150.08°
0° 7m 28.812s / day
Inclination 5.1609°
61.460°
342.14°
Earth MOID 2.3627 AU (353.45 Gm)
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 54.9 km
0.0496 ± 0.006
BV = 0.739 mag
UB = 0.246 mag
tholen = D
10.18

2312 Duboshin, provisional designation 1976 GU2, is a 55-klilometer sized outer main-belt asteroid discovered on 1 April 1976 by Nikolai Chernykh at Nauchnyj Observatory in Crimea.[1]

Naming[edit]

It is named after astronomer Georgij Nikolaevich Duboshin (1904–1986), distinguished authority on celestial mechanics, author of several textbooks, president of IAU Commission 7, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, from 1970 to 1973.[2]

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