(446804) 1999 VN6

(1999 VN6 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LONEOS - Lowell Observatory-LONEOS

4 Nov 1999

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

C

( 2)

Albedo:

d

( 3)

Diameter:(km)

0.7 km

( 4)

H:(mag)

19.50

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

24.1

( 5)

Quality:

2 !

( 5)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.6

( 5)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 6)

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. 1999-V22

(002) Bus, S.J. & Binzel, R.P. (2002) Icarus 158,106-145. (Phase II of the Small Main-Belt Asteroid Spectrographic Survey: A Feature-Based Taxonomy.)

(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) 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)

(005) Petr Pravec's Ondrejov NEO Photometric Program Webpage "Prepublished Periods"

(006) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2001) Icarus 151,139-149. (Spectral Properties of Near-Earth Objects: Palomar and IRTF Results for 48 Objects Including Spacecraft Targets (9969) Braille and (10302) 1989 ML)


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