(142040) 2002 QE15

(2002 QE15 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

26 Aug 2002

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

S,A

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

0.15

( 5)

Diameter:(km)

1.94 km

( 6)

H:(mag)

16.20

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

3.884

( 7)( 8)

Quality:

1 !

( 7)( 8)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.08-0.19

( 7)( 8)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 9)(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

! - 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. 2002-Q39

(002) Michelsen, R. et al. (2006) Astron. Astrophys. 451, 331-337. (Spectroscopy of near-Earth asteroids) (2329,2002AG29,4957,35107,2002NY31,1917,25916,2002QE15,2002DB4,2002TB58,1978CA,4954)

(003) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) SINEO Database (Spectroscopic Investiation of 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. (2005) Icarus 175, 92-110. (Optical and thermal infrared observations of six near-Earth asteroids in 2002) (6455, 1999 HF1, 2000 ED104, 2002 HK12, 2002 NX18, 2002 QE15)

(006) Wolters, S.D. et al. (2005) Icarus 175, 92-110. (Optical and thermal infrared observations of six near-Earth asteroids in 2002) (6455, 1999 HF1, 2000 ED104, 2002 HK12, 2002 NX18, 2002 QE15)

(007) Warner, B.D. (2016) MPB 43, 66-79. (NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT CS3-PALMER DIVIDE STATION: 2015 JUNE-SEPTEMBER)(36 NEAs)

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

(009) Michelsen, R. et al. (2006) Astron. Astrophys. 451, 331-337. (Spectroscopy of near-Earth asteroids) (2329,2002AG29,4957,35107,2002NY31,1917,25916,2002QE15,2002DB4,2002TB58,1978CA,4954)

(010) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) SINEO Database (Spectroscopic Investiation of Near-Earth Objects)

(011) deLeon, J. et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys 517, A23. (Observations, compositional, and physical characterization of near-Earth and Mars-crosser asteroids from a spectroscopic survey)


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