( 24761) Ahau

(1993 BW2 )

Discovery Circumstances:

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

28 Jan 1993

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

S;C

( 2)( 3)

Albedo:

-

-

Diameter:(km)

1.0 - 2.3 km

($)

H:(mag)

17.30

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

0.61

( 4)

V-R:(mag)

0.49

( 5)( 6)

R-I:(mag)

0.46

( 7)

V-I:(mag)

0.96

( 8)

B-R:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

-

Quality:

-

-

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

-

-

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 9)

IR Observations:

-

-

Remarks

* - orbital type derived from osculating orbital elements

$ - diameter range derived from H and assumed albedo for C and S type - 0.04 and 0.20 respectively

# - absolute magnitude H derived from astrometric observation via orbit determination - G value assumed to be 0.15

References

(001) I.A.U.Circ. 5700

(002) Ye, Q. (2011) Astron. J. 141, 32. (BVRI photometry of 53 unusual asteroids) (35 NEAs)

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

(004) Lin, C-H. et al. (2018) P&SS 152, 116-135. (Photometric survey and taxonomic identifications of 92 near-Earth asteroids)

(005) Lin, C-H. et al. (2018) P&SS 152, 116-135. (Photometric survey and taxonomic identifications of 92 near-Earth asteroids)

(006) Ye, Q. (2011) Astron. J. 141, 32. (BVRI photometry of 53 unusual asteroids) (35 NEAs)

(007) Lin, C-H. et al. (2018) P&SS 152, 116-135. (Photometric survey and taxonomic identifications of 92 near-Earth asteroids)

(008) Lin, C-H. et al. (2018) P&SS 152, 116-135. (Photometric survey and taxonomic identifications of 92 near-Earth asteroids)

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


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