( 2101) Adonis

(1936 CA )

Discovery Circumstances:

E. Delporte - Uccle

12 Feb 1936

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

-

-

Albedo:

-

-

Diameter:(km)

523 - 1170 m

($)

H:(mag)

18.80

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

-

Quality:

-

-

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

-

-

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

( 3)( 4)( 5)

Spectral Observations:

-

-

IR Observations:

-

-

Remarks

* - orbital type derived from osculating orbital elements

$ - diameter range derived from H and assumed albedo for C and S type - 0.04 and 0.20 respectively

# - absolute magnitude H derived from astrometric observation via orbit determination - G value assumed to be 0.15

References

( 1) I.A.U.Circ. 570

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

(003) Benner, L.A.M. et al. (1996) B.A.A.S. 28, 1105. 10.41. (Radar Observations of Near-Earth Asteroids 2062 Aten, 2101 Adonis, 3103 Eger, 4544 Xanthus, and 1992 QN)

(004) Benner, L.A.M. et al. (1997) Icarus 130, 296-312. (Radar Detection of Near-Earth Asteroids 2062 Aten, 2101 Adonis, 3103 Eger, 4544 Xanthus, and 1992 QN)

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


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