( 54686) 2001 DU8

(2001 DU8 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

17 Feb 2001

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

S

( 2)

Albedo:

0.37

( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)

Diameter:(km)

1.24 km

( 7)( 8)( 9)

H:(mag)

16.50

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

12.552

(10)

Quality:

3 !

(10)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.9

(10)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(11)

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. 2001-D16

(002) 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.)

(003) 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)

(004) Harris(DLR), A.W. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, 75. (ExploreNEOs. II. THE ACCURACY OF THE WARM SPITZER NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY)

(005) Trilling, D.E. et al. (2010) Astron. Journal 140, 770-784. (EXPLORENEOs. I. DESCRIPTION AND FIRST RESULTS FROM THE WARM SPITZER NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY) (diameters & albedos for 101 NEOs)

(006) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp) (NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)

(007) Harris(DLR), A.W. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, 75. (ExploreNEOs. II. THE ACCURACY OF THE WARM SPITZER NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY)

(008) Trilling, D.E. et al. (2010) Astron. Journal 140, 770-784. (EXPLORENEOs. I. DESCRIPTION AND FIRST RESULTS FROM THE WARM SPITZER NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY) (diameters & albedos for 101 NEOs)

(009) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp) (NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)

(010) Warner, B.D. (2015) MPB 42, 41-53. (NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT CS3-PALMER DIVIDE STATION: 2014 JUNE-OCTOBER) (45 NEAs)

(011) 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.)


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