( 1915) Quetzalcoatl

(1953 EA )

Discovery Circumstances:

A. G. Wilson - Palomar Mountain

9 Mar 1953

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)( 2)( 3)( 4)

Taxonomic Type:

SMU;S

( 5)( 6)

Albedo:

0.31

( 7)( 8)

Diameter:(km)

0.4 km

( 9)(10)

H:(mag)

18.880

(11)(12)

G:

0.06

(13)

U-B:(mag)

0.43

(14)

B-V:(mag)

0.83

(14)

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

4.9

(15)(16)(17)

Quality:

2 !

(15)(16)(17)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.26

(15)(16)(17)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(18)(19)

Spectral Observations:

-

-

IR Observations:

-

-

Remarks

* - orbital type derived from osculating orbital elements

! - quality code according to Lagerkvist et al. (1989) in "Asteroids II" (Eds. R.P.Binzel et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1162-1179.

References

( 1) I.A.U.Circ. 1394

(002) Milani, A. et al. (1989) Icarus 78, 212-269. (Dynamics of planet-crossing asteroids - Classes of orbital behavior - project Spaceguard)

(003) Hahn, G. & C.-I. Lagerkvist (1988) Celest. Mech. 43, 285-302. (Orbital evolution studies of planet-crossing asteroids)

(004) Hahn, G. & C.-I. Lagerkvist (1988) in "The Few Body Problem" (Ed.M.J. Valtonen), Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 143-146. (Long-term orbital evolution studies of Aten-Apollo-Amor objects)

(005) Tholen, D.J. (1989) in "Asteroids II" (Eds. R.P.Binzel et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1139-1150.

(006) Binzel, R.P. & D.J. Tholen (1983) Icarus 55, 495-497. (The rotation, color, phase coefficient, and diameter of 1915 Quetzalcoatl)

(007) Harris, A.W. (DLR) & J.S.V Lagerros (2002) in "Asteroids III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 205-218. (Asteroids in the thermal infrared)

(008) Veeder, G.J. et al. (1989) Astron. J. 97, 1211-1219. (Radiometry of near-earth asteroids)

(009) Harris, A.W. (DLR) & J.S.V Lagerros (2002) in "Asteroids III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 205-218. (Asteroids in the thermal infrared)

(010) Veeder, G.J. et al. (1989) Astron. J. 97, 1211-1219. (Radiometry of near-earth asteroids)

(011) Pravec, P. et al. (2012) Icarus 221, 365-387 (Absolute magnitudes of asteroids and a revision of asteroid albedo estimates from WISE thermal observations)

(012) Chapman, C.R. et al. (1994) in "Hazards due to asteroids and comets", (T.Gehrels, ed.), Univ. Arizona Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 537-549.

(013) Pravec, P. et al. (2012) Icarus 221, 365-387 (Absolute magnitudes of asteroids and a revision of asteroid albedo estimates from WISE thermal observations)

(014) Binzel, R.P. & D.J. Tholen (1983) Icarus 55, 495-497. (The rotation, color, phase coefficient, and diameter of 1915 Quetzalcoatl)

(015) Binzel, R.P. & D.J. Tholen (1983) Icarus 55, 495-497. (The rotation, color, phase coefficient, and diameter of 1915 Quetzalcoatl)

(016) Harris, A.W. & J.W. Young (1989) Icarus 81, 314-364. (Asteroid lightcurve observations from 1979-1981)

(017) Harris, A.W. (DLR) (1998) Icarus 131, 291-301. (A Thermal Model for Near-Earth Asteroids)

(018) Ostro, S.J. et al. (1991) Astron. J. 102, 1490-1502. (Asteroid radar astrometry)

(019) Shepard, M.K. et al. (2004) Icarus 172, 170-178. (Radar detection of near-Earth asteroids 1915 Quetzalcoatl, 3199 Nefertiti, 3757 (1982 XB), and 4034 (1986 PA))


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