( 66063) 1998 RO1

(1998 RO1 = 1999 SN5 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

14 Sep 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

S/Sr

( 2)

Albedo:

0.30

( 3)

Diameter:(km)

0.62 km

( 4)

H:(mag)

18.050

( 5)

G:

0.12

( 6)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.4925+14.55

( 7)( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)

Quality:

3RB !

( 7)( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.16

( 7)( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)

Spin Vector:

l=277,b=+37

(13)

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(14)(15)

Spectral Observations:

-

-

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.

B - in rotation quality code means Binary asteroid

R - as rotation quality code means Radar observations

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 1998-S04

(002) 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)

(003) Wolters, S.D. et al. (2008) Icarus 193, 535-552. (Thermal infrared and optical observations of four near-Earth asteroid) (433,66063,137032,138258)

(004) Wolters, S.D. et al. (2008) Icarus 193, 535-552. (Thermal infrared and optical observations of four near-Earth asteroid) (433,66063,137032,138258)

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

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

(007) Pravec, P. et al. (2006) Icarus 181, 63-93. (Photometric survey of binary near-Earth asteroids)

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

(009) Pravec, P. et al. (2003) I.A.U. Circ. 8216. (66063 1998 RO1) (photometry lightcurve orbital and rotation period; radar obs - binary)

(010) Galad, A. et al. (2004) C.A.O.S.P. 34, 157-166. (Relative photometry of numbered asteroids (3712), (4197), (5587), (28753) and (66063))

(011) Abell, P.A. et al. (2005) LPSC 36-2283. (Compositional Investigation of Binary Near-Earth Asteroid 66063 (1998 RO1): A Potentially Undifferentiated Assemblage)

(012) Pravec, P. et al (2016) Icarus 267,267-295. (Binary asteroid population. 3. Secondary rotations and elongations) (..,..)

(013) Scheirich P. & P. Pravec (2009) Icarus 200, 531-547. (Modeling of lightcurves of binary asteroids) (175706,65803,66391,185851,66063)

(014) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage

(015) Pravec, P. et al. (2003) I.A.U. Circ. 8216. (66063 1998 RO1) (photometry lightcurve orbital and rotation period; radar obs - binary)


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