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3795 Nigel (1986 GV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003795
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1810761655450551 1.5162e-08  
a 2.389789701798472 6.3139e-09 au
q 1.957055746137744 3.5287e-08 au
i 9.809982701276027 4.087e-07 deg
node 65.98899724478429 3.0615e-06 deg
peri 197.3671884650881 4.3167e-06 deg
M 92.05979156328826 3.0858e-06 deg
tp 2458855.431400420527
(2020-Jan-06.93140042)
1.088e-05 TDB
period 1349.391452436754
3.69
5.3477e-06
1.464e-08
d
yr
n .266786927803571 1.0573e-09 deg/d
Q 2.8225236574592 7.4572e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2801  
   data-arc span      23176 days (63.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-08-31  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4154  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:33:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .942296 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25107 au 
 T_jup = 3.491 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.86   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 6.83 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Moravec, P.; Letfullina, A.; Ditteon, R. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 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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