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2937 Gibbs (1980 LA)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002937
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3026202647179895 4.8637e-08  
a 2.320568584693627 7.0446e-09 au
q 1.618317505297391 1.1362e-07 au
i 21.76300326840931 4.0083e-06 deg
node 265.6938802516619 1.3675e-05 deg
peri 71.81172273567184 1.7414e-05 deg
M 80.60211641452705 6.9035e-06 deg
tp 2458711.409390719951
(2019-Aug-15.90939072)
2.5079e-05 TDB
period 1291.189660648421
3.54
5.8796e-06
1.61e-08
d
yr
n .2788126415287527 1.2696e-09 deg/d
Q 3.022819664089862 9.1765e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2581  
   data-arc span      14550 days (39.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-06-14  
   last obs. used      2020-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3423  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:47:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .73076 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61719 au 
 T_jup = 3.425 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO502181  
diameter diameter 5.035 km 0.705 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
rotation period rot_per 2.9820 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Benishek, V. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46-4, in press.]
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46-4, submitted. (Binary Suspects) http://www.planetarysciences.org/lightcurves.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.380   0.184 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  

2937 Gibbs (1980 LA)          Discovered 1980-Jun-14 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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