2980 Cameron

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2980 Cameron
Name Cameron
Designation 1981 EU17
Discoverer Schelte J. Bus
Discovery date March 2, 1981
Discovery site Siding Spring Observatory
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1804063
Semimajor axis (a) 2.5684188 AU
Perihelion (q) 2.1050599 AU
Aphelion (Q) 3.0317777 AU
Orbital period (P) 4.12 a
Inclination (i) 7.27433°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 172.32127°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 254.40601°
Mean anomaly (M) 253.60436°

2980 Cameron is a main belt asteroid with a perihelion of 2.1088066 AU. It has an eccentricity of 0.1804063 and an orbital period of 1503.4783598 days (4.12 years).[1]

Cameron has an average orbital speed of 18.57641569 km/s and an inclination of 18.57641569°.

This asteroid was discovered on March 2, 1981 at the Siding Spring Observatory.


  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-01-16.