( 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)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

0.47

( 4)

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

-

Quality:

-

-

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

-

-

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 5)

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

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

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


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