(455426) 2003 MT9

(2003 MT9 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

30 Jun 2003

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)( 2)

Taxonomic Type:

S/Sr

( 3)

Albedo:

-

-

Diameter:(km)

574 - 1283 m

($)

H:(mag)

18.60

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

-

-

Quality:

-

-

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

-

-

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 4)( 5)

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

# - absolute magnitude H derived from astrometric observation via orbit determination - G value assumed to be 0.15

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 2003-N09

(002) Babadzhanov, P.B. et al. (2009) Astron.Astrophys. 507, 1067-1072. (Near-Earth asteroids among the Iota Aquariids meteoroid stream) (2002JS2,2002PD11,2003MT9)

(003) DeMeo, F.E. et al. (2014) Icarus 227, 112-122. (Mars encounters cause fresh surfaces on some near-Earth asteroids) (contains taxonomic classification of 249 NEAs)

(004) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2006) LPSC 37, 1491. (The MIT-Hawaii-IRTF joint campaign for NEO spectral reconnaissance.)

(005) Binzel, R.P. et al. Webpage


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