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3795 Nigel (1986 GV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003795
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1815878521629019 5.6359e-08  
a 2.390069868665324 1.4233e-08 AU
q 1.956062214695119 1.3724e-07 AU
i 9.818408058601964 6.6468e-06 deg
node 66.09650602447327 2.8282e-05 deg
peri 197.1954567257583 3.1787e-05 deg
M 172.2447842020038 1.6283e-05 deg
tp 2456154.759685172562
(2012-Aug-15.25968517)
5.9327e-05 JED
period 1349.628753142664
3.70
1.2056e-05
3.301e-08
d
yr
n .2667400195510993 2.3827e-09 deg/d
Q 2.824077522635529 1.6818e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1179  
   data-arc span      20619 days (56.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-08-31  
   last obs. used      2014-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48453  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:55:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .942755 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 Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) 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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