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1835 Gajdariya

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Discovered by  T. Smirnova
MPC designation  1835 Gajdariya
Discovered  30 July 1970
Discoverer  Tamara Smirnova
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  30 July 1970
Minor planet category  main-belt · Koronis
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid family  Koronis family
1835 Gajdariya
Named after  Arkady Gaidar (Russian writer)
Alternative names  1970 OE · 1958 BH 1961 TJ · 1961 TQ1 1963 DB · 1971 UJ3 1973 EN
Discovery site  Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Similar  Sun, 208 Lacrimosa, 277 Elvira, 9916 Kibirev, 532 Herculina

1835 Gajdariya, provisional designation 1970 OE, is a stony Koronian asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 12.5 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 30 July 1970, by Russian astronomer Tamara Smirnova at Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in Nauchnyj, on the Crimean peninsula.

The S-type asteroid is a member of the Koronis family, which is named after 158 Koronis and consists of about 300 known bodies with nearly ecliptical orbits. It orbits the Sun at a distance of 2.6–3.1 AU once every 4 years and 9 months (1,742 days). Its orbit has an eccentricity of 0.09 and an inclination of 1° with respect to the ecliptic. Its spectra is that of an S-type asteroid with a geometric albedo of about 0.24. It has a rotation period of 6.33 hours.

It was named in honor of Soviet–Russian writer and children's author Arkady Gaidar (1904–1941), who joined the partisans and became a machine gunner during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. Gaidar was killed in combat in October 1941. Naming citation was published before November 1977 (M.P.C. 3825).

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