(138258) 2000 GD2

(2000 GD2 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

3 Apr 2000

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Sq

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

0.56

( 5)

Diameter:(km)

0.27 km

( 6)

H:(mag)

19.10

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

-

Quality:

-

-

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

-

-

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

( 7)

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

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 2000-G26

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

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

(007) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage

(008) 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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