2124 Nissen

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Nissen
Discovery
Discovery site El Leoncito Station of the Felix Aguilar Observatory
Discovery date 20 June 1974
Designations
MPC designation 2124
1974 MK
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 63.14 yr (23061 days)
Aphelion 3.2999342 AU (493.66313 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7473991 AU (411.00506 Gm)
3.023667 AU (452.3341 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0913684
5.26 yr (1920.4 d)
309.19412°
0° 11m 14.848s / day
Inclination 10.69966°
46.88336°
258.30833°
Earth MOID 1.7564 AU (262.75 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.91641 AU (286.691 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.213
Physical characteristics
11.8

2124 Nissen (1974 MK) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on June 20, 1974 by El Leoncito Station of the Felix Aguilar Observatory. It was named in memory of Juan Jose Nissen (1901-1978), first director of the Felix Aguilar Observatory, previously director of the Cordoba Observatory and a department head at the La Plata Observatory.[2]

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