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2830 Greenwich (1980 GA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002830
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2047130015937705 5.5502e-08  
a 2.378518868102206 9.0341e-09 au
q 1.891605131265586 1.3564e-07 au
i 25.35145320287052 5.3156e-06 deg
node 49.00862184004362 9.6313e-06 deg
peri 141.1697068750446 1.4285e-05 deg
M 350.5142327785383 1.0782e-05 deg
tp 2459035.804355726984
4.0207e-05 TDB
period 1339.856625720123
n .2686854646156736 1.5308e-09 deg/d
Q 2.865432604938827 1.0884e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1935  
   data-arc span      18611 days (50.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-05-16  
   last obs. used      2020-04-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37234  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:45:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .925562 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18982 au 
 T_jup = 3.384 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO502180  
diameter diameter 7.892 km 0.100 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 24. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 lower-limit; Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2002) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
geometric albedo albedo 0.172   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
B-V BV 0.867   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=8.27 deg.
U-B UB 0.441   0.028 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=8.27 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices

2830 Greenwich (1980 GA)          Discovered 1980-Apr-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

Alternate Designations
 1980 GA = 1969 KC = 1978 VZ14 
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