Avatcha

(1989 YC5 )
CURRENT POSITION: 15 PIS 48
Incl: 15.18559
Eccent: 0.2650003
Period: 5.6158621132137 years
AU 3.1593487
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

28.12.1989 20:01 Haute Provence 5e43 43n56 observations 1

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Avatcha Bay, on the southeastern coast of the Kamchatka peninsula, was used by Vitus Bering as a base during the expeditions that resulted in the discovery of Alaska. The French astronomer Louis Delisle de la Croyère (1690-1741) died from scurvy during the second expedition and was buried at the edge of the bay.

Avastatud: 28-12-1989 Avastamiskoht: Haute Provence Avastajad: Elst, E. W.

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