(136564) 1977 VA

(1977 VA )

Discovery Circumstances:

E. F. Helin, E. M. Shoemaker - Palomar Mountain

7 Nov 1977

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

XC;X

( 3)( 4)( 5)

Albedo:

0.53

( 6)( 7)

Diameter:(km)

0.5 km

( 8)

H:(mag)

19.10

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

0.15

( 9)

B-V:(mag)

0.70

( 9)

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

-

Quality:

-

-

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

-

-

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(10)(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

References

( 1) I.A.U.Circ. 3131

(002) Milani, A. et al. (1989) Icarus 78, 212-269. (Dynamics of planet-crossing asteroids - Classes of orbital behavior - project Spaceguard)

(003) Tholen, D.J. (1989) in "Asteroids II" (Eds. R.P.Binzel et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1139-1150.

(004) 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)

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

(006) 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)

(007) 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)

(008) 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)

(009) Degewij, J. (1977) I.A.U. Circ. 3143. (1977 VA - U-B, B-V)

(010) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2006) LPSC 37, 1491. (The MIT-Hawaii-IRTF joint campaign for NEO spectral reconnaissance.)

(011) Binzel, R.P. et al. Webpage


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