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2606 Odessa

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Discovery date  1 April 1976
Alternative names  1976 GX2
Observation arc  61.65 yr (22517 days)
Orbits  Sun
Named after  Odessa
MPC designation  2606
Minor planet category  main belt
Discovered  1 April 1976
Discoverer  Nikolai Chernykh
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
2606 Odessa
Discovered by  Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh
Discovery site  Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Similar  Sun, Asteroid belt, Solar System, 2577 Litva

2606 Odessa (1976 GX2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on 1 April 1976 by Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory. This asteroid was named in honour of the black Sea port city of Odessa.

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2606 Odessa Wikipedia


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