2790 Needham

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Needham
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Purple Mountain Observatory
Discovery site Nanking
Discovery date October 19, 1965
Designations
MPC designation 2790
Named after
Joseph Needham
1965 UU1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1292967
Perihelion 2.1757631
Eccentricity 0.1797404
1577.9340994
299.39367
Inclination 14.64192
50.87860
359.19912
Physical characteristics
12.8

2790 Needham (1965 UU1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 19, 1965 by Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

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