(437844) 1999 MN

(1999 MN )

Discovery Circumstances:

CSS - Catalina Sky Survey

22 Jun 1999

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Sq

( 2)( 3)

Albedo:

-

-

Diameter:(km)

158 - 353 m

($)

H:(mag)

20.57R

( 4)

G:

0.32

( 5)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

0.43

( 6)

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

5.494

( 7)( 8)( 9)

Quality:

3 !

( 7)( 8)( 9)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.60-0.77

( 7)( 8)( 9)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

(10)

Spectral Observations:

-

-

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

! - 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. 1999-M27

(002) Hicks, M. et al. (2010) ATel#2706 (Broadband Photometry of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1999 MN: Suggestive of YORP and/or Tidal Spin-Up?)

(003) Somers, J.M. et al. (2010) DPS 42, 1316. (abstract) (Optical Characterization Of Planetary Radar Targets, Low-deltaV, And Potentially Hazardous Asteroids: Results From 2009-2010)

(004) Hicks, M. et al. (2010) ATel#2706 (Broadband Photometry of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1999 MN: Suggestive of YORP and/or Tidal Spin-Up?)

(005) Hicks, M. et al. (2010) ATel#2706 (Broadband Photometry of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1999 MN: Suggestive of YORP and/or Tidal Spin -Up?)

(006) Hicks, M. et al. (2010) ATel#2706 (Broadband Photometry of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1999 MN: Suggestive of YORP and/or Tidal Spin-Up?)

(007) Hergenrother, C.W. & R.J. Whiteley (2011) Icarus 214, 194-209. (A survey of small fast rotating asteroids among the near-Earth asteroid population) (new data for 53 NEAs)

(008) Hicks, M. et al. (2010) ATel#2706 (Broadband Photometry of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1999 MN: Suggestive of YORP and/or Tidal Spin-Up?)

(009) Hergenrother, C.W. & R.J. Whiteley (2005) B.A.A.S. 37, 636-637. (The Rotation State of Small Rapidly Rotating Asteroids)

(010) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage


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