(2716) Tuulikki

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(2716) Tuulikki
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Major semi-axis 2.3691  AU
eccentricity 0.1067
Perihelion - aphelion 2.1162 AU - 2.6220 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 5.9564 °
Sidereal period 3,647 a
Mean orbital velocity 19.35 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter ? km
Albedo ?
Rotation period ? H
Absolute brightness 13.3 mag
Spectral class ?
Explorer Yrjö Väisälä
Date of discovery October 7, 1939
Another name 1939 TM
Source: Unless otherwise stated, the data comes from JPL Small-Body Database Browser . The affiliation to an asteroid family is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database . Please also note the note on asteroid items.

(2716) Tuulikki is an asteroid of the main belt , which on 7 October 1939 by the Finnish astronomer Yrjö Väisälä at Turku was discovered.

The name of the asteroid is derived from the goddess Tuulikki in Finnish mythology and can be translated as "little wind".

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