Asteroid 2112, Ulyanov, was discovered on July 13, 1972 by Tamara M. Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in Nauchny, Crimea, Ukraine. It has a period of 3 years, 140 days,

It was named after Russian revolutionary Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866-1887), whose younger brother, Vladimir, became known to history as Nikolai Lenin.

Aleksandr Ulyanov

The meaning of asteroid Ulyanov seems to be: a no-brainer, Big Brother, falling into a trap or hole (Damien Foor), to lay snares, to dig pits, grand schemes.

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