4868 Knushevia

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Knushevia
Discovery
Discovered by E. F. Helin
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date 27 October 1989
Designations
MPC designation (4868) Knushevia
1989 UN2
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 11522 days (31.55 yr)
Aphelion 2.0936324 AU (313.20295 Gm)
Perihelion 1.8274751 AU (273.38638 Gm)
1.960554 AU (293.2947 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0678781
2.75 yr (1002.7 d)
300.9839°
0° 21m 32.523s / day
Inclination 22.10813°
187.51887°
94.55186°
Earth MOID 0.906206 AU (135.5665 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.99082 AU (447.420 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.789
Physical characteristics
3.1422 h (0.13093 d)
14.8

4868 Knushevia(1989 UN2) is an inner main-belt asteroid discovered on October 27, 1989 by E. F. Helin at Palomar. 4868 Knushevia (Ukrainian: КНУШЕВІЯ; translit.: Knushevia) is an asteroid named after Kyiv University (full name Ukrainian: Київський Національний Університет ім. Т.Шевченка, translit.: Кyivs'kyj Natsional'nyj Universytet іmeni (name) Shevchenka) in 2002. Named for the great achievement of the Kyiv University in the education, science and culture of Ukraine, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Ukraine.

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