(474158) 1999 FA

(1999 FA )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

16 Mar 1999

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

S

( 2)( 3)

Albedo:

mh

( 4)

Diameter:(km)

0.3 km

( 5)

H:(mag)

20.70

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

10.092

( 6)

Quality:

3 !

( 6)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

1.2

( 6)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 7)( 8)

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-F08

(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. (2004) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 39, 351-366. (Dynamical and compositional assessment of near-Earth object mission targets) (new spectra and taxonomy of 22 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) 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)

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

(007) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294. (Observed spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for population distribution, source regions, and space weathering processes.)

(008) 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.)


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