3799 Novgorod

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Novgorod
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Nikolai Chernykh
Discovery site Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Discovery date September 22, 1979
Designations
MPC designation 3799
1979 SL9
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6122522
Perihelion 2.6843014
Eccentricity 0.1473744
2040.3646472
157.43782
Inclination 1.35005
157.03187
95.13150
Physical characteristics
0.1003
11.7

3799 Novgorod (1979 SL9) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 22, 1979 by Nikolai Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.

It is named after Veliky Novgorod, one of Russia's most historic cities.

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