(461501) 2003 FT3

(2003 FT3 )

Discovery Circumstances:

LONEOS - Lowell Observatory-LONEOS

26 Mar 2003

(1)

Orbital Type:

AM

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

V;S/Sr

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

-

-

Diameter:(km)

574 - 1283 m

($)

H:(mag)

18.46

( 5)

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

( 6)( 7)( 8)

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-F42

(002) Marchi, S. et al. (2005) Icarus 175, 170-174. (New V-type asteroids in near-Earth space) (2003 EG,2003 FT3, 2003 FU3, 2003 GJ21)

(003) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) SINEO Database (Spectroscopic Investiation of Near-Earth Objects)

(004) 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)

(005) Marchi, S. et al. (2005) Icarus 175, 170-174. (New V-type asteroids in near-Earth space) (2003 EG,2003 FT3, 2003 FU3, 2003 GJ21)

(006) Burbine, T.H. et al. (2008) ACM2008, 8274. (DETERMINING THE PYROXENE MINERALOGIES OF NEAR-EARTH, MIDDLE-BELT, AND OUTER-BELT VESTOIDS)

(007) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) SINEO Database (Spectroscopic Investiation of Near-Earth Objects)

(008) deLeon, J. et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys 517, A23. (Observations, compositional, and physical characterization of near-Earth and Mars-crosser asteroids from a spectroscopic survey)


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