3544 Borodino

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Borodino
Discovery
Discovered by Chernykh, N.
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date 7 September 1977
Designations
MPC designation 3544
1977 RD4
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 26639 days (72.93 yr)
Aphelion 2.9314 AU (438.53 Gm)
Perihelion 1.8690 AU (279.60 Gm)
2.4002 AU (359.06 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.22131
3.72 yr (1358.3 d)
131.957°
0° 15m 54.18s / day
Inclination 8.9064°
147.639°
148.928°
Earth MOID 0.857957 AU (128.3485 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.31413 AU (346.189 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.477
Physical characteristics
5.442 h (0.2268 d)
12.4

3544 Borodino (1977 RD4) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 7, 1977 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj. It is named after the village of Borodino, commemorating the battle that took place there in 1812.

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2007 show a rotation period of 5.44 ± 0.01 hours with a brightness variation of 0.65 ± 0.04 magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3544 Borodino (1977 RD4)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Torno, Steven; Lemke Oliver, Robert; Ditteon, Richard (June 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory - October 2007", The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (2): 54–55, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35...54T. 

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