11066 Sigurd

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Sigurd
Discovery
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date 9 February 1992
Designations
MPC designation 11066
1992 CC1
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 14277 days (39.09 yr)
Aphelion 1.913802578376561 AU (286.30079066530 Gm)
Perihelion 0.8691571880054510 AU (130.02406462921 Gm)
1.391479883191 AU (208.1624276473 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.3753720779546880
1.64 yr (599.53 d)
313.8378008197350°
0° 36m 1.679s / day
Inclination 36.88908523167870°
349.2514707930710°
21.96638597295330°
Earth MOID 0.119772 AU (17.9176 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 3.57598 AU (534.959 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 4.506
Physical characteristics
8.4958 h (0.35399 d)
15.2

11066 Sigurd (1992 CC1) is an Apollo (NEO) discovered on February 9, 1992, by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar Observatory.

It is a contact binary asteroid.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "11066 Sigurd (1992 CC1)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Dr. Lance A. M. Benner (2013-11-18). "Binary and Ternary near-Earth Asteroids detected by radar". NASA/JPL Asteroid Radar Research. Retrieved 2014-03-01. 

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