2531 Cambridge

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2531 Cambridge
Name Cambridge
Designation 1980 LD
Discoverer Edward L. G. Bowell
Discovery date June 11, 1980
Discovery site Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.0570984
Semimajor axis (a) 3.0078327 AU
Perihelion (q) 2.8360903 AU
Aphelion (Q) 3.1795751 AU
Orbital period (P) 5.22 a
Inclination (i) 11.03834°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 104.42481°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 36.79973°
Mean anomaly (M) 234.86511°

2531 Cambridge is a main belt asteroid with a perihelion of 1.8584973 AU. It has an eccentricity of 0.0570984 and an orbital period of 1905.3683966 days (5.22 years).[1]

Calinger has an average orbital speed of 17.17559617 km/s and an inclination of 11.03867°.

This asteroid was discovered on June 11, 1980 by Edward L. G. Bowell.


  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-01-05.