(175706) 1996 FG3

(1996 FG3 )

Discovery Circumstances:

R. H. McNaught - Siding Spring Observatory

24 Mar 1996

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)( 2)( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)( 7)( 8)( 9)

Taxonomic Type:

Xc;B;Ch

(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)(15)(16)

Albedo:

0.039

(17)(18)(19)(20)

Diameter:(km)

1.83+0.51 km

(21)(22)(23)(24)(25)

H:(mag)

17.833

(26)(27)

G:

-0.04

(28)(29)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

3.5942+16.14

(30)(31)(32)(33)(34)(35)(36)(37)

Quality:

3B !

(30)(31)(32)(33)(34)(35)(36)(37)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.08

(30)(31)(32)(33)(34)(35)(36)(37)

Spin Vector:

l=242,b=-84

(38)(39)

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(40)(41)(42)

Spectral Observations:

Y

(43)(44)(45)

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.

B - in rotation quality code means Binary asteroid

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