( 16960) 1998 QS52

(1998 QS52 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

25 Aug 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

Sq/Sr;Q

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

Albedo:

mh

( 9)

Diameter:(km)

4.3 km

(10)

H:(mag)

14.03

(11)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.900

(12)(13)

Quality:

3 !

(12)(13)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.24

(12)(13)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(14)(15)(16)

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) M.P.E.C. 1998-Q36

(002) Birlan, M. et al. (2009) DPS 41, 3408. (Physical Characterization of Asteroids Candidates of Marco Polo Mission) (1917,8567,16960,156452,163000,164400,2001SG286)

(003) Tubiana, C. et al. (2015) Astron. Astrophys. 584, A97. (2P/Encke, the Taurid complex NEOs and the Maribo and Sutter’s Mill meteorites) (10 NEOs)

(004) DeMeo, F. & R.P. Binzel (2008) Icarus 194, 436-449. (Comets in the near-Earth object population) ()

(005) 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.)

(006) 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.)

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

(008) 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)

(009) 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)

(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) Tubiana, C. et al. (2015) Astron. Astrophys. 584, A97. (2P/Encke, the Taurid complex NEOs and the Maribo and Sutter’s Mill meteorites) (10 NEOs)

(012) Warner, B.D. (2009) MPB 36, 7-12. (ASTEROID LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT THE PALMER DIVIDE OBSERVATORY: 2008 MAY - SEPTEMBER) (...,16960,..)

(013) Skiff, B.A. et al. (2012) MPB 39, 111-130. (LOWELL OBSERVATORY NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID PHOTOMETRIC SURVEY (NEAPS) - 2008 MAY THROUGH 2008 DECEMBER) (46 NEAs)

(014) 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.)

(015) 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.)

(016) Popescu, M. et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 535, A15. (Spectral properties of eight near-Earth asteroids) (1917,8567,16960,164400,188452,2001SG286,2010TD54)


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