783 Nora

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783 Nora
Discovery
Discovered byJ. Palisa
Discovery siteVienna Observatory
Discovery date18 March 1914
Designations
MPC designation(783) Nora
1914 UL
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc104.42 yr (38141 d)
Aphelion2.8810 AU (430.99 Gm)
Perihelion1.8034 AU (269.78 Gm)
2.3422 AU (350.39 Gm)
Eccentricity0.23004
3.58 yr (1309.3 d)
111.95°
0° 16m 29.856s / day
Inclination9.3420°
142.127°
154.756°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
20.01±0.4 km
34.4 h (1.43 d)
0.0635±0.003
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783 Nora is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

It is believed to be named after Nora Helmer, heroine of the Henrik Ibsen play A Doll's House (1879).[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "783 Nora (1914 UL)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (9 March 2013). "Dictionary of Minor Planet Names". Springer Science & Business Media – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Sterne und Weltraum". Verlag Bibliographisches Institut. 23 May 1997 – via Google Books.

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