( 89355) 2001 VS78

(2001 VS78 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LONEOS - Lowell Observatory-LONEOS

15 Nov 2001

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

S;Sr

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

0.18

( 5)( 6)

Diameter:(km)

2.3 km

( 7)( 8)

H:(mag)

15.740

( 9)

G:

0.10

(10)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

40.553

(11)(12)

Quality:

3 !

(11)(12)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.39-0.52

(11)(12)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(13)

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.

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 2001-W29

(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. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed near-Earth objects)

(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) Mainzer, A. et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 792, 30. (Initial Performance of the NEOWISE Reactivation Mission) (prel.diameters & albedos for 61 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) Mainzer, A. et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 792, 30. (Initial Performance of the NEOWISE Reactivation Mission) (prel.diameters & albedos for 61 NEOs)

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

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

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

(011) Pravec, P. et al. (2005) Icarus 173, 108-131. (Tumbling asteroids)

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

(013) 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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