Nicholson

(1968 HC )
CURRENT POSITION: 4 CAP 27
Incl: 5.63272
Eccent: 0.1275394
Period: 3.3518262200709 years
AU 2.2396197
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

17.4.1968 22:34 Zimmerwald 7e28 46n53 observations 1

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Named in memory of Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891–1963), discoverer of four of Jupiter’s satellites and pioneer in several branches of observational research on members of the solar system. (M 4236)

Nicholson is also honored by craters on the Moon and Mars and by a region on the Jupiter satellite Ganymed.

Avastatud: 17-4-1968 Avastamiskoht: Zimmerwald Avastajad: Wild, P.

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