3544 Borodino

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Borodino
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Chernykh, N.
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date September 7, 1977
Designations
MPC designation 3544
1977 RD4
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.929 AU
Perihelion 1.874 AU
Eccentricity 0.2196
1359.684 d
110.315°
Inclination 8.904°
147.748°
148.918°
Physical characteristics
12.5

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torno, Steven; Oliver, Robert Lemke; Ditteon, Richard (June 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory - October 2007", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 35 (2): 54–55, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35...54T. 

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