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14511 Nickel (1996 EU3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014511
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1156449004806808 4.1022e-08  
a 2.383109195740382 8.7074e-09 au
q 2.107514769964391 1.0023e-07 au
i 7.70711550823738 4.8515e-06 deg
node 357.3264336600363 2.4536e-05 deg
peri 333.9232845052834 2.9923e-05 deg
M 54.26448586076582 1.6531e-05 deg
tp 2458797.952199073646
(2019-Nov-10.45219907)
6.1606e-05 TDB
period 1343.737200801675
3.68
7.3646e-06
2.016e-08
d
yr
n .2679095285783735 1.4683e-09 deg/d
Q 2.658703621516374 9.7143e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1599  
   data-arc span      10612 days (29.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49108  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:49:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1005 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.68476 au 
 T_jup = 3.516 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO492913  
diameter diameter 4.121 km 0.237 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 35.590 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.287   0.038 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14511 Nickel           Discovered 1996 Mar. 11 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Jack Allen "Triple" Nickel (b. 1949) joined the Aircraft Operations Division at NASA's Johnson Space Center in 1997. Flying the Shuttle Trainer Aircraft (STA), Nickel helps teach astronauts to land the space shuttle. He is also a keen amateur astronomer and has made a 0.20-m telescope.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

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Alternate Designations
 1996 EU3 = 1990 TT11 
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