2008 TC3

(2008 TC3 )

Discovery Circumstances:

Mt. Lemmon Survey - Mt. Lemmon Survey

6 Oct 2008

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)( 2)( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)( 7)( 8)( 9)(10)(11)(12)(13)

Taxonomic Type:

-

-

Albedo:

0.05

(14)

Diameter:(km)

0.0041 km

(15)

H:(mag)

30.86

(16)

G:

0.33

(17)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

0.61

(18)

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

0.0269

(19)(20)

Quality:

D

(19)(20)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.3

(19)(20)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

-

-

IR Observations:

-

-

Remarks

* - orbital type derived from osculating orbital elements

References

( 1) M.P.E.C. 2008-T50

(002) Jenniskens, P. et al. (2009) Nature 458, 485-488. (The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC3)

(003) Scheirich, P. et al. (2009) DPS 41, 0904. (A Non-principal Axis Rotation of 2008 TC3)

(004) Harris(JPL), A.W. & C.R. Chapman (2009) DPS 41, 4307. (Optical Detection of Small NEAs with Short Impact Warning) (2008TC3)

(005) Borovicka, J. & Z. Charvat (2009) Astron.Astrophys. 507, 1015-1022. (Meteosat observation of the atmospheric entry of 2008 TC3 over Sudan and the associated dust cloud)

(006) Jenniskens, P.M, et al. (2010) DPS 42, 6008. (abstract) (Almahata Sitta and the Rubble Pile Asteroid 2008 TC3)

(007) Kohout, T. et al. (2010) DPS 42, 1329. (abstract) (2008 TC3 Asteroid Internal Structure and Physical Properties Inferred from Study of the Almahata Sitta Meteorites)

(008) Freeman, W. et al. (2010) DPS 42, 1331. (abstract) (Investigation of the Origin of 2008TC3 Through Spectral Analysis of F-type Asteroids and Lab Spectra of Almahata Sitta and Mineral Mixtures)

(009) Bishop, J.L. et al. (2010) DPS 42, 1330. (abstract) (Spectroscopy of Almahata Sitta and Goalpara Meteorites: Implications for Ureilite Composition and Association with Asteroids) (2008 TC3)

(010) Aleshkina, E.Y. et al. (2011) Solar System Res. 45, 34-42. (Astrometric and Photometric Studies of the Asteroid 2008 TC3)

(011) Jenniskens, P. & M.H. Shaddad et al. (2012) ACM2012, 6211. (ASTEROID 2008 TC3: A REVIEW AND A LOOK FORWARD)

(012) Gayon-Markt, J. et al. (2012) MNRAS 424, 508-518. (On the origin of the Almahata-Sitta meteorite and 2008 TC3 asteroid)

(013) Goodrich, C.A. et al. (2014) M&PS 50, 782-809. (Origin and history of ureilitic material in the solar system: The view from asteroid 2008 TC3 and the Almahata Sitta meteorite)

(014) Kozubal, M.J. et al. (2011) M&PS 46, 534-542. (Photometric observations of Earth-impacting asteroid 2008 TC3)

(015) Kozubal, M.J. et al. (2011) M&PS 46, 534-542. (Photometric observations of Earth-impacting asteroid 2008 TC3)

(016) Kozubal, M.J. et al. (2011) M&PS 46, 534-542. (Photometric observations of Earth-impacting asteroid 2008 TC3)

(017) Kozubal, M.J. et al. (2011) M&PS 46, 534-542. (Photometric observations of Earth-impacting asteroid 2008 TC3)

(018) BetzlerS, A. & A.B. Novaes (2009) MPB 36, 145-147. (PHOTOMETRIC OBSERVATIONS OF 1998 OR2, 1999 AQ10, AND 2008 TC3)

(019) Betzler, A.S. et al. (2009) MPB 36, 58-59. (PHOTOMETRIC OBSERVATIONS OF EARTHIMPACTING 2008 TC3)

(020) Kidger, M.R. (2008) http://www.astrosurf.com/comets/neos/2008tc3/2008TC3_light.htm (The lightcurve of 2008 TC3)


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