( 5370) Taranis

(1986 RA )

Discovery Circumstances:

A. Maury - Palomar Mountain

2 Sep 1986

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

-

-

Albedo:

0.04

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Diameter:(km)

5.82 km

( 5)( 6)( 7)

H:(mag)

15.10

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

( 8)

Quality:

L

( 8)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.02

( 8)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

-

-

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

L - as rotation quality code means lightcurve data obtained

References

( 1) I.A.U.Circ. 4252

(002) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(003) 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)

(004) Mommert, M. et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, 106(9pp). (ExploreNEOs VIII: Dormant Short-Period Comets in the Near-Earth Asteroid Population) (23 NEOs)

(005) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(006) 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)

(007) Mommert, M. et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, 106(9pp). (ExploreNEOs VIII: Dormant Short-Period Comets in the Near-Earth Asteroid Population) (23 NEOs)

(008) Wisniewski, W.Z. (1987) Icarus 70, 566-572. (Photometry of six radar target asteroids)1986 DA, 3199, 3103, and 1983 RD. 1986 JK and 1986 RA


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