(137062) 1998 WM

(1998 WM )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

16 Nov 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AP

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Sq;Q;Sr

( 2)( 3)( 4)( 5)( 6)

Albedo:

0.284

( 7)( 8)( 9)(10)(11)

Diameter:(km)

1.265 km

(12)(13)(14)(15)(16)

H:(mag)

16.60

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

2.58

(17)

Quality:

2 !

(17)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.07

(17)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

(18)(19)(20)

IR Observations:

Y

(21)(22)(23)

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-W12

(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) Icarus 170, 259-294. (Observed spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for population distribution, source regions, and space weathering processes.)

(004) Whiteley, R.J. (2001) PhD. Thesis, University of Hawaii. (A Compositional and Dynamical Survey of the Near-Earth Asteroids)

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

(006) 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)

(007) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(008) 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)

(009) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp) (NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)

(010) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Hand, E.; et al. (2011) Astrophys. J. 741, A90. See also Grav 2012b and Masiero 2012.

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

(012) Mainzer, A. et al. (2011) ApJ 743, 156. (NEOWISE Observations of Near-Earth Objects: Preliminary Results) (albedo and diameters of 428 NEOs)

(013) 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)

(014) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp) (NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)

(015) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Hand, E.; et al. (2011) Astrophys. J. 741, A90. See also Grav 2012b and Masiero 2012.

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

(017) Vaduvescu, O.; Aznar Macias, A.; Tudor, V.; Predatu, M.; et al. (2017) Earth, Moon, and Planets 120, 41-100.

(018) 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.)

(019) 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.)

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

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

(022) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp) (NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)

(023) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Hand, E.; et al. (2011) Astrophys. J. 741, A90. See also Grav 2012b and Masiero 2012.


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