(241596) 1998 XM2

(1998 XM2 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

9 Dec 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

-

-

Albedo:

0.105

( 3)

Diameter:(km)

1.559 km

( 4)

H:(mag)

17.20

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

8.75

( 5)

Quality:

2 !

( 5)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.4

( 5)

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.

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 1998-X31

(002) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2012) Astron. J. 144, 60. (DETECTION OF SEMIMAJOR AXIS DRIFTS IN 54 NEAR-EARTH ASTEROIDS: NEW MEASUREMENTS OF THE YARKOVSKY EFFECT) (54 NEAs)

(003) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 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) Warner, B.D. (2016) MPB 43, 143-154. (NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT CS3-PALMER DIVIDE STATION: 2015 OCTOBER-DECEMBER)(36NEAs)


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