68410 Nichols

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Nichols
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Minor White and M. Collins
Discovery site Anza
Discovery date August 16, 2001
Designations
MPC designation 68410
Named after
Nichelle Nichols
2001 QB154
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8874257
Perihelion 2.4689965
Eccentricity 0.0781173
1600.9053298
148.33559
Inclination 4.86191
276.05730
127.87944
Physical characteristics
15.4

68410 Nichols (2001 QB154) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 16, 2001, by Minor White and M. Collins at the Anza Observatory of Orange County Astronomers.

This asteroid is named in honor of the American actress Nichelle Nichols of the Star Trek (1966 - 69) TV series.

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