853 Nansenia

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853 Nansenia
Discovery
Discovered byS. Beljavskij
Discovery siteSimeis
Discovery date2 April 1916
Designations
MPC designation(853) Nansenia
1916 S28
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc95.45 yr (34863 d)
Aphelion2.5565 AU (382.45 Gm)
Perihelion2.0686 AU (309.46 Gm)
2.3125 AU (345.95 Gm)
Eccentricity0.10550
3.52 yr (1284.5 d)
156.829°
0° 16m 48.972s / day
Inclination9.2173°
182.864°
59.947°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
13.50±0.4 km
7.931 h (0.3305 d)
0.0511±0.003
11.67

853 Nansenia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is named after the Norwegian polar explorer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Fridtjof Nansen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "853 Nansenia (1916 S28)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  2. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Volume 1. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 78. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3.

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