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3180 Morgan (1962 RO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003180
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1480260699479003 2.9955e-08  
a 2.230365103144049 6.8056e-09 au
q 1.900212922376692 6.6709e-08 au
i 5.26943933274773 4.5997e-06 deg
node 354.1387456644417 4.0677e-05 deg
peri 44.82839289997139 4.4023e-05 deg
M 88.79797825921058 1.721e-05 deg
tp 2458700.402107080964
5.7852e-05 TDB
period 1216.64077908944
n .2958967068894663 1.3543e-09 deg/d
Q 2.560517283911406 7.813e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1736  
   data-arc span      20967 days (57.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49357  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:40:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .911477 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.85626 au 
 T_jup = 3.622 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO344324  
diameter diameter 4.340 km 0.100 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.283   0.082 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

3180 Morgan (1962 RO)          Discovered 1962-Sep-07 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1962 RO = 1974 HL = 1977 DZ = 1979 YT2 = 1982 SD1 
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