(439854) 1998 XA5

(1998 XA5 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

12 Dec 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

-

-

Albedo:

m

( 2)

Diameter:(km)

0.6 km

( 3)

H:(mag)

18.70

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

( 4)

Quality:

L

( 4)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.22

( 4)

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

L - as rotation quality code means lightcurve data obtained

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 1998-X40

(002) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2002) in "Asteroids III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 255-271. (Physical Properties of NEOs)

(003) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2002) in "Asteroids III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 255-271. (Physical Properties of NEOs)

(004) Krugly, Yu.N. et al. (2002) Icarus 158, 294-304. (The Near-Earth Objects Follow-up Program. IV. CCD Photometry in 1996-1999).


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