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(1981 ET3 = 1983 CN1 )

Discovery Circumstances:

S. J. Bus - Siding Spring Observatory

2 Mar 1981

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

E;S;Q

( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)( 7)

Albedo:

0.146

( 8)( 9)(10)(11)

Diameter:(km)

4.35 km

(12)(13)(14)

H:(mag)

14.515

(15)(16)(17)(18)

G:

0.27

(19)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.3581

(20)(21)(22)(23)(24)

Quality:

3 !

(20)(21)(22)(23)(24)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.18

(20)(21)(22)(23)(24)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(25)(26)(27)(28)(29)

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.

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(021) Petr Pravec's Ondrejov NEO Photometric Program Webpage "Prepublished Periods"

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