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(1989 QF )

Discovery Circumstances:

C. S. Shoemaker, E. M. Shoemaker - Palomar Mountain

31 Aug 1989

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Sqw

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

0.57

( 5)( 6)

Diameter:(km)

0.474 km

( 7)

H:(mag)

18.740

( 8)( 9)

G:

0.24

(10)(11)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

3.592

(12)(13)

Quality:

3 !

(12)(13)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.10

(12)(13)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(14)

Spectral Observations:

Y

(15)(16)

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.

References

( 1) I.A.U.Circ. 4847

(002) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 142, 85. (ExploreNEOs. V. AVERAGE ALBEDO BY TAXONOMIC COMPLEX IN THE NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID POPULATION) (new albedos data for 118 NEOs)

(003) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed near-Earth objects)

(004) 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)

(005) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 142, 85. (ExploreNEOs. V. AVERAGE ALBEDO BY TAXONOMIC COMPLEX IN THE NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID POPULATION) (new albedos data for 118 NEOs)

(006) Mueller, M. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, 109. (ExploreNEOs. III. PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF 65 POTENTIAL SPACECRAFT TARGET ASTEROIDS)

(007) Mueller, M. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, 109. (ExploreNEOs. III. PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF 65 POTENTIAL SPACECRAFT TARGET ASTEROIDS)

(008) Pravec, P. et al. (2012) Icarus 221, 365-387 (Absolute magnitudes of asteroids and a revision of asteroid albedo estimates from WISE thermal observations)

(009) Petr Pravec's Ondrejov NEO Photometric Program Webpage "Prepublished Periods"

(010) Pravec, P. et al. (2012) Icarus 221, 365-387 (Absolute magnitudes of asteroids and a revision of asteroid albedo estimates from WISE thermal observations)

(011) Petr Pravec's Ondrejov NEO Photometric Program Webpage "Prepublished Periods"

(012) Warner, B.D. (2016) MPB 43, 66-79. (NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT CS3-PALMER DIVIDE STATION: 2015 JUNE-SEPTEMBER)(36 NEAs)

(013) Petr Pravec's Ondrejov NEO Photometric Program Webpage "Prepublished Periods"

(014) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage

(015) Sanchez, J.A. et al. (2012) Icarus 220, 36-50. (Phase reddening on near-Earth asteroids: Implications for mineralogical analysis, space weathering and taxonomic classification) (1036,1620,1627,1862,1980,4179,4954,6239,11398,25143,35107,66146)

(016) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed near-Earth objects)


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