( 5143) Heracles

(1991 VL = 1962 PG )

Discovery Circumstances:

C. S. Shoemaker - Palomar Mountain

7 Nov 1991

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

O;Sk;Q

( 2)( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)( 7)( 8)

Albedo:

0.148

( 9)(10)(11)(12)

Diameter:(km)

3.6+0.6 R;3.4km

(13)(14)(15)(16)(17)(18)

H:(mag)

14.10

(19)(20)(21)(22)

G:

0.45

(23)(24)(25)(26)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

0.42

(27)

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.7060+15.5

(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)

Quality:

3BR !

(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.05-0.18

(28)(29)(30)(31)(32)(33)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(34)

Spectral Observations:

Y

(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40)(41)

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.

B - in rotation quality code means Binary asteroid

R - as rotation quality code means Radar observations

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