( 68350) 2001 MK3

(2001 MK3 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

20 Jun 2001

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

S/Sr

( 3)

Albedo:

0.219

( 4)

Diameter:(km)

1.794 km

( 5)

H:(mag)

15.90

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

3.273

( 6)( 7)

Quality:

3 !

( 6)( 7)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.20

( 6)( 7)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 8)

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-M35

(002) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2012) Astron. J. 144, 60. (DETECTION OF SEMIMAJOR AXIS DRIFTS IN 54 NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS: NEW MEASUREMENTS OF THE YARKOVSKY EFFECT) (54 NEAs)

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

(004) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(005) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(006) Carbognani, A. (2011) MPB 38, 57-63. (LIGHTCURVES AND PERIODS OF EIGHTEEN NEAS AND MBAS) (..,68350,162900,2009FD,2009NH)

(007) Koehn, B.W. et al. (2014) MPB 41, 286-300. (LOWELL OBSERVATORY NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID PHOTOMETRIC SURVEY (NEAPS) - 2009 JANUARY THROUGH 2009 JUNE) (433,1943,3554,5011,5604,5620,5693,8566,14402,16834,22753,35107,52768,68350,85867,138883,141052,143651,154244,161989,162385,163758,175706,194386,203217,207945,208023,212546,256412,2001FE90,2004LV3,2005BC,2005SG19,2008QT3,2008WL60,2009DE47,2009DO111,2009EP2,2009FD,2009JM2)

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


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