2859 Paganini

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Discovery and designation
Discovered by N. Chernykh
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date September 5, 1978
MPC designation 2859
Named after Niccolò Paganini
Alternative names 1978 RW1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.5038769
Perihelion 1.9734293
Eccentricity 0.1184747
Orbital period 1223.4286172
Mean anomaly 171.08269
Inclination 3.55448
Longitude of ascending node 165.38211
Argument of perihelion 341.35038
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 13.5

2859 Paganini (1978 RW1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 5, 1978 by N. Chernykh at Nauchnyj and named for the famous Italian musician Niccolò Paganini.


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