( 66146) 1998 TU3

(1998 TU3 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

13 Oct 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Q,Sk

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

mh

( 5)

Diameter:(km)

3.6 km

( 6)

H:(mag)

14.50

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

0.44

( 7)

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.3779+28.28

( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)

Quality:

3B !

( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.12-0.15

( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(15)

Spectral Observations:

Y

(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.

B - in rotation quality code means Binary asteroid

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 1998-U03

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

(003) Hicks, M. & T. Truong (2010) ATel#2833 (Broadband Photometry of the Near-Earth Asteroid 66146 (1998 TU3))

(004) 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)

(005) 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)

(006) 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)

(007) Hicks, M. & T. Truong (2010) ATel#2833 (Broadband Photometry of the Near-Earth Asteroid 66146 (1998 TU3))

(008) Richards, T. et al. (2007) MPB 34, 54-55. (PHOTOMETRY OF ATEN ASTEROID (66146) 1998 TU3)

(009) Hicks, M. & T. Truong (2010) ATel#2833 (Broadband Photometry of the Near-Earth Asteroid 66146 (1998 TU3))

(010) Galad, A. et al. (2005) Earth, Moon and Planets 97, 147-163. (Joint lightcurve observations of 10 near-Earth asteroids from Modra and Ondrejov) (3553,22753,31669,40267,66146,88188,103067,1001CB21,2004LJ1,2004XO14,)

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

(012) Vilagi, J. (2002) Proceedings of ACM2002, ESA-SP500, pp. 907-910. (Asteroid photometry program at Modra observatory) (LC for 1998 TU3, 33342 1998 WT24)

(013) Higgins, D. (2011) MPB 38, 41-46. (PERIOD DETERMINATION OF ASTEROID TARGETS OBSERVED AT HUNTERS HILL OBSERVATORY: MAY 2009 - SEPTEMBER 2010) (..,1685,..,66146,)

(014) 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)

(015) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage

(016) Sanchez, J.A. et al. (2012) Icarus 220, 36-50. (Phase reddening on near-Earth asteroids: Implications for mineralogical analysis, space weathering and taxonomic classification) (1036,1620,1627,1862,1980,4179,4954,6239,11398,25143,35107,66146)


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