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Gaspra
Гаспра
Гаспра
Gaspra
Region of Crimea: Yalta municipality
Location: 44°26′N 34°6′E
Altitude: ~50 m
Area:  ? km²
Population: 10 178 (2001)
Density:  ? /km²
Postal codes: 98660 — 98669
Phone prefix: +380-654
Time zone: EET: UTC+2
Previous name: ---
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Gaspra (Ukrainian: Гаспра, Russian: Гаспра, Crimean Tatar: Gaspra) is a spa town in Crimea, Ukraine. It is located on the Black Sea coast, and is a popular holiday resort. Leo Tolstoy lived in Gaspra in 1901 and 1902. The asteroid 951 Gaspra was named after Gaspra. Yalta city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ), officially the territory governed by the Yalta city council, also known as Greater Yalta is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Time zones of Europe: Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Image File history File links Reddot. ... Image File history File links Yalta-map. ... Crimean Tatar language (Qırımtatar tili, Qırımtatarca), also known as Crimean (Qırım tili, Qırımca) and Crimean Turkish (Qırım Türkçesi) is the language of the Crimean Tatars. ... A spa town is a town frequented, in times past, for health reasons, to take the waters. The name derives from the Belgian town Spa, and in continental Europe, a spa was known as a ville deau (town of water). ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Capital Simferopol Largest cities Simferopol, Eupatoria, Kerch, Theodosia, Yalta Official language Ukrainian. ... Map of the Black Sea. ... Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й; commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy) (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910, N.S.; August 28, 1828 – November 7, 1910, O.S.) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, Christian anarchist, pacifist, educational reformer, vegetarian, moral thinker and an influential member of the Tolstoy family. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 951 Gaspra is an S-type asteroid that orbits very close to the inner edge of the asteroid belt. ...

A public beach located in the Dnepr Resort.
A public beach located in the Dnepr Resort.
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951 Gaspra (164 words)
951 Gaspra orbits the Sun near the inner edge of the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Gaspra was named by its discoverer Neujmin for a resort on the Crimean peninsula.
Gaspra is a member of the Flora family of asteroids.
Asteroid Gaspra (721 words)
Gaspra was just another small asteroid that was given very little attention until it was discovered that the trajectory of the Galileo spacecraft would take it close to Gaspra.
Gaspra was found to have an elongated shape with a rotational period of 7.04 hours.
Gaspra spins counterclockwise; its north pole is to the upper left, and the "nose" which points upward in the first image, is seen rotating back into shadow, emerging at lower left, and rotating to upper right.
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