( 3552) Don Quixote

(1983 SA )

Discovery Circumstances:

P. Wild - Berne-Zimmerwald

26 Sep 1983

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)( 2)( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)

Taxonomic Type:

D

( 7)

Albedo:

0.03

( 8)( 9)(10)

Diameter:(km)

18.4 km

(11)(12)

H:(mag)

12.90

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

7.7

(13)(14)

Quality:

2 !

(13)(14)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

>0.41

(13)(14)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(15)(16)

IR Observations:

-

-

Remarks

* - orbital type derived from osculating orbital elements

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

! - 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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