3073 Kursk

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Kursk
Discovery and designation
Discovered by N. Chernykh
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date September 24, 1979
Designations
MPC designation 3073
Named after
Kursk
1979 SW11, 1969 VG1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.5492903
Perihelion 1.9353195
Eccentricity 0.1369062
1226.4233733
147.03439
Inclination 5.03444
204.27383
231.85512
Physical characteristics
13.5

3073 Kursk (1979 SW11) is a main-belt binary asteroid discovered on September 24, 1979 by N. Chernykh at Nauchnyj. A 1.67 kilometer-large moon was discovered orbiting the asteroid in 1 day, 20 hours, and 57 minutes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnston, Robert. "(3073) Kursk". johnstonsarchive.net. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 

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