|Properties of the orbit ( animation )|
|Orbit type||Main belt asteroid|
|Asteroid family||Themis family|
|Major semi-axis||3.1982 AU|
|Perihelion - aphelion||2.7502 AU - 3.6462 AU|
|Inclination of the orbit plane||0.8276 °|
|Length of the ascending node||20.6780 °|
|Argument of the periapsis||267.4933 °|
|Sidereal period||5.72 a|
|Mean orbital velocity||16.68 km / s|
|Medium diameter||23.39 ± 3.8 km|
|Absolute brightness||11.5 likes|
|Date of discovery||July 14, 1977|
|Another name||1977 NT , 1937 JK, 1937 KE, 1948 JF, 1955 RT, 1955 SC 1 , 1959 GD, 1970 FA, 1977 TS|
|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.|
(2492) Kutuzov is an asteroid of the main belt that was discovered on July 14, 1977 by the Russian astronomer Nikolai Stepanowitsch Tschernych at the Crimean Observatory in Nautschnyj ( IAU code 095).
The asteroid belongs to the Themis family, a group of asteroids named after (24) Themis .
(2492) Kutuzov was named after Field Marshal General of the Russian Army Mikhail Illarionowitsch Kutusow (1745-1813), who is considered a hero of the Patriotic War against Napoleon Bonaparte in Russia .
- The family affiliation of (2492) Kutuzov in the AstDyS-2 database (English)
- Asteroid Kutuzov: Discovery Circumstances according to the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
- (2492) Kutuzov in the Small-Body Database of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory .
- (2492) Kutuzov in the database of the "Asteroids - Dynamic Site" (AstDyS-2, English).