(215442) 2002 MQ3

(2002 MQ3 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

30 Jun 2002

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

-

-

Albedo:

0.12

( 2)( 3)

Diameter:(km)

0.93 km

( 4)( 5)

H:(mag)

18.50

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.6491+473

( 6)

Quality:

2B !

( 6)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.31-0.38

( 6)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

-

-

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.

B - in rotation quality code means Binary asteroid

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 2002-N07

(002) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(003) Trilling, D.E. et al. (2010) Astron. Journal 140, 770-784. (EXPLORENEOs. I. DESCRIPTION AND FIRST RESULTS FROM THE WARM SPITZER NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY) (diameters & albedos for 101 NEOs)

(004) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(005) Trilling, D.E. et al. (2010) Astron. Journal 140, 770-784. (EXPLORENEOs. I. DESCRIPTION AND FIRST RESULTS FROM THE WARM SPITZER NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY) (diameters & albedos for 101 NEOs)

(006) Warner, B.D. (2016) MPB 43, 306-309. (THREE ADDITIONAL CANDIDATES FOR THE GROUP OF VERY WIDE BINARY ASTEROIDS)(2002MQ3,2009EC,2016BU13)


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