779 Nina

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779 Nina
Orbit of 779 Nina.gif
Orbit of 779 Nina
Discovery
Discovered byG. N. Neujmin
Discovery siteSimeiz Observatory
Discovery date25 January 1914
Designations
MPC designation(779) Nina
1914 UB, A908 YB, A912 TE
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc99.69 yr (36412 d)
Aphelion3.2691 AU (489.05 Gm)
Perihelion2.0589 AU (308.01 Gm)
2.6640 AU (398.53 Gm)
Eccentricity0.22713
4.35 yr (1588.2 d)
343.847°
0° 13m 36.012s / day
Inclination14.578°
283.743°
49.334°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
38.31±2 km
11.186 h (0.4661 d)
0.1440±0.016
X
7.9

779 Nina is a fairly large Main-belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. It was discovered 1925 January 14 by Grigory Neujmin and named after his sister, the mathematician Nina Nikolaeva Neujmina (1877-1956).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "779 Nina (1914 UB)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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