( 4179) Toutatis

(1989 AC = 1934 CT )

Discovery Circumstances:

C. Pollas - Caussols

4 Jan 1989

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)( 2)( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)( 7)

Taxonomic Type:

S;Sk,Sq

( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)

Albedo:

0.13

(15)

Diameter:(km)

4.75x1.95 km

(16)(17)

H:(mag)

15.300

(18)(19)(20)(21)

G:

0.10

(22)(23)

U-B:(mag)

0.50

(24)

B-V:(mag)

0.90

(24)

V-R:(mag)

0.70

(25)

R-I:(mag)

0.40

(26)

Rotation Period:(hrs)

176.+130.

(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)(34)(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40)

Quality:

3T !

(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)(34)(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

1.2

(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)(34)(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40)

Spin Vector:

l=180,b=-55

(41)

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(42)(43)(44)(45)(46)(47)(48)(49)(50)(51)(52)(53)(54)(55)(56)

Spectral Observations:

Y

(57)(58)(59)(60)(61)(62)(63)(64)(65)

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.

T - in rotation quality code means Tumbling, non-principal axis rotation (NPAR)

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