( 3753) Cruithne

(1986 TO = 1983 UH )

Discovery Circumstances:

J. D. Waldron - Siding Spring Observatory

10 Oct 1986

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)( 2)( 3)

Taxonomic Type:

Q;S

( 4)( 5)( 6)( 7)( 8)( 9)

Albedo:

mh

(10)

Diameter:(km)

3.3 km

(11)

H:(mag)

15.13

(12)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

27.30990

(13)(14)(15)

Quality:

3 !

(13)(14)(15)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.4-0.95

(13)(14)(15)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(16)(17)(18)(19)(20)(21)(22)(23)(24)

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.

References

( 1) I.A.U.Circ. 4262

(002) Wiegert, P. et al. (1997) B.A.A.S. 29, 960. 03.07. (The orbital evolution of near-earth asteroid 3753 (1996 TO))

(003) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2012) Astron. J. 144, 60. (DETECTION OF SEMIMAJOR AXIS DRIFTS IN 54 NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS: NEW MEASUREMENTS OF THE YARKOVSKY EFFECT) (54 NEAs)

(004) Bus, S.J. & Binzel, R.P. (2002) Icarus 158,106-145. (Phase II of the Small Main-Belt Asteroid Spectrographic Survey: A Feature-Based Taxonomy.)

(005) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294. (Observed spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for population distribution, source regions, and space weathering processes.)

(006) Lazzarin, M. et al. (2004) Icarus 169, 373-384. (Visible and near-infrared spectroscopic investigation of near-Earth objects at ESO: first results)

(007) Whiteley, R.J. (2001) PhD. Thesis, University of Hawaii. (A Compositional and Dynamical Survey of the Near-Earth Asteroids)

(008) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) SINEO Database (Spectroscopic Investiation of Near-Earth Objects)

(009) DeMeo, F.E. et al. (2014) Icarus 227, 112-122. (Mars encounters cause fresh surfaces on some near-Earth asteroids) (contains taxonomic classification of 249 NEAs)

(010) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2002) in "Asteroids III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 255-271. (Physical Properties of NEOs)

(011) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2002) in "Asteroids III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 255-271. (Physical Properties of NEOs)

(012) Erikson, A. et al. (2000) Icarus 147, 487-497. (The Near-Earth Objects Follow-Up Program III: 32 Lightcurves for 12 Objects from 1992 to 1995) (433,1917,2368,3753,4769,4953,6491, 1995 EK1, 1995 FJ; 5738,7467,1995 LH)

(013) Larsen, J.A. et al. (2014) MPB 41, 68-69. (THE LIGHTCURVE OF 3753 CRUITHNE)

(014) Erikson, A. et al. (2000) Icarus 147, 487-497. (The Near-Earth Objects Follow-Up Program III: 32 Lightcurves for 12 Objects from 1992 to 1995) (433,1917,2368,3753,4769,4953,6491, 1995 EK1, 1995 FJ; 5738,7467,1995 LH)

(015) Hoffmann, M. et al. (1993) Acta Astronomica 43, 61-67. (Photometric observations of four near-earth asteroids)

(016) Lazzarin, M. et al. (1997) Astron. & Astrophys. 327, 388-391. (Compositional properties of Near-Earth Asteroids: spectroscopic comparison with Ordinary Chondrite Meteorites)

(017) Lazzarin, M. et al. (1997) B.A.A.S. 29, 966. (Spectroscopic Comparison Between Near-Earth Asteroids and Ordinary Chondrites Meteorites)

(018) Bus, S.J. & Binzel, R.P. (2002) Icarus 158,106-145. (Phase II of the Small Main-Belt Asteroid Spectrographic Survey: A Feature-Based Taxonomy.)

(019) Lazzarin, M. et al. (2004) Icarus 169, 373-384. (Visible and near-infrared spectroscopic investigation of near-Earth objects at ESO: first results)

(020) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294. (Observed spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for population distribution, source regions, and space weathering processes.)

(021) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2006) LPSC 37, 1491. (The MIT-Hawaii-IRTF joint campaign for NEO spectral reconnaissance.)

(022) Binzel, R.P. et al. Webpage

(023) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) SINEO Database (Spectroscopic Investiation of Near-Earth Objects)

(024) deLeon, J. et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys 517, A23. (Observations, compositional, and physical characterization of near-Earth and Mars-crosser asteroids from a spectroscopic survey)


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