601 Nerthus

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601 Nerthus
601Nerthus (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 601 Nerthus based on its light curve
Discovery
Discovered byMax Wolf
Discovery siteHeidelberg
Discovery date21 June 1906
Designations
MPC designation(601) Nerthus
1906 UN
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc109.82 yr (40111 d)
Aphelion3.4573 AU (517.20 Gm)
Perihelion2.8114 AU (420.58 Gm)
3.1344 AU (468.90 Gm)
Eccentricity0.10303
5.55 yr (2026.9 d)
265.379°
0° 10m 39.396s / day
Inclination16.146°
169.575°
159.811°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
36.66±1.2 km
13.59 h (0.566 d)
0.0454±0.003
9.65

Nerthus (minor planet designation: 601 Nerthus) is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. See mythology of Nerthus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "601 Nerthus (1906 UN)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.

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