|Properties of the orbit ( animation )|
|Orbit type||Apollo type|
|Major semi-axis||1.3915 AU|
|Perihelion - aphelion||0.8691 AU - 1.9138 AU|
|Inclination of the orbit plane||36.8829 °|
|Length of the ascending node||349.2458 °|
|Argument of the periapsis||22.0062 °|
|Sidereal period||1.64 a|
|Mean orbital velocity||25.24 km / s|
|Medium diameter||2.778 ± 0.115|
|Albedo||0.190 ± 0.033|
|Rotation period||8.4958 h|
|Absolute brightness||15.2 mag|
(according to SMASSII)
CS Shoemaker ,
|Date of discovery||February 9, 1992|
|Another name||1992 CC 1 , 1987 GE|
|Source: Unless otherwise stated, the data comes from JPL Small-Body Database Browser . The affiliation to an asteroid family is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database . Please also note the note on asteroid items.|
The asteroid was discovered on February 9, 1992 by CS Shoemaker and EM Shoemaker at the Palomar Observatory and was named on May 23, 2000 after Sigurd , a hero from Nordic mythology ( Edda , Völsunga saga ).
Sigurd is an asteroid of the spectral type K.
- Asteroid Sigurd: Discovery Circumstances according to the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
- (11066) Sigurd in the Small-Body Database of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (English).
- (11066) Sigurd in the database of the "Asteroids - Dynamic Site" (AstDyS-2, English).