( 96590) 1998 XB

(1998 XB )

Discovery Circumstances:

Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program - Peking Observatory, Xinglong Station

1 Dec 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Sq;Q

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

0.489

( 5)( 6)

Diameter:(km)

0.8 km

( 7)

H:(mag)

16.20

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

510.

( 8)

Quality:

3 !

( 8)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

>1.0

( 8)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

Y

( 9)

Spectral Observations:

Y

(10)(11)(12)

IR Observations:

Y

(13)

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

(001) M.P.E.C. 1998-X20

(002) 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.)

(003) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed 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) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Bauer, J.; et al. (2012) Astrophys. J. Let. 760, L12.

(006) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 142, 85. (ExploreNEOs. V. AVERAGE ALBEDO BY TAXONOMIC COMPLEX IN THE NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID POPULATION) (new albedos data for 118 NEOs)

(007) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Bauer, J.; et al. (2012) Astrophys. J. Let. 760, L12.

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

(009) JPL's NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage

(010) 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.)

(011) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed near-Earth objects)

(012) Wigton, N. et al. (2015) DPS47-106.05. (astract) (3-Ám spectroscopy of Near-Earth Asteroids: Searching for OH/H2O on small planetary bodies)

(013) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Bauer, J.; et al. (2012) Astrophys. J. Let. 760, L12.


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