(152560) 1991 BN

(1991 BN = 2002 VS94 )

Discovery Circumstances:

Spacewatch - Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak-Spacewatch

19 Jan 1991

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Q,S-

( 2)( 3)

Albedo:

-

-

Diameter:(km)

456 - 1019 m

($)

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

( 4)

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 5)( 6)( 7)

IR Observations:

-

-

Remarks

* - orbital type derived from osculating orbital elements

$ - diameter range derived from H and assumed albedo for C and S type - 0.04 and 0.20 respectively

# - absolute magnitude H derived from astrometric observation via orbit determination - G value assumed to be 0.15

References

( 1) M.P.C.17719

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

(004) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage

(005) 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.)

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

(007) 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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