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3795 Nigel (1986 GV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003795
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .180967829467808 5.2635e-08  
a 2.391250031255175 1.3656e-08 AU
q 1.958510703384098 1.2975e-07 AU
i 9.812984670436071 5.6072e-06 deg
node 66.07542300771208 2.7004e-05 deg
peri 197.2129549455871 3.011e-05 deg
M 225.5553813597716 1.602e-05 deg
tp 2457504.902038127653
(2016-Apr-26.40203813)
6.2252e-05 JED
period 1350.628500883869
3.70
1.157e-05
3.168e-08
d
yr
n .2665425761150541 2.2833e-09 deg/d
Q 2.823989359126252 1.6128e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1281  
   data-arc span      21024 days (57.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-08-31  
   last obs. used      2015-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48188  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:15:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .946941 AU 
 T_jup = 3.490 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO279554  
rotation period rot_per 6.83 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-Feb); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Moravec, P.; Letfullina, A.; Ditteon, R. (2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 17-20.]

3795 Nigel           Discovered 1986 Apr. 8 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
Nigel Henbest (b. 1951), author of more than 35 popular books on astronomy, co-founded Pioneer TV Productions in 1988. Specializing in international factual programming, his productions---on astronomy, meteorology, technology and travel---have featured on dozens of U.K. and U.S. channels and won a score of major awards.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

Alternate Designations
 1986 GV1 = 1957 QM = 1975 JD 
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