(162142) 1998 VR

(1998 VR )

Discovery Circumstances:

LINEAR - Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico

10 Nov 1998

(1)

Orbital Type:

AT

(*)

Taxonomic Type:

Sk;S

( 2)( 3)( 4)

Albedo:

mh

( 5)

Diameter:(km)

0.6 km

( 6)

H:(mag)

18.80

(#)

G:

0.15

(#)

U-B:(mag)

-

-

B-V:(mag)

-

-

V-R:(mag)

-

-

R-I:(mag)

-

-

Rotation Period:(hrs)

8.44

( 7)

Quality:

2 !

( 7)

Lightcurve Amplitude:(mag)

0.14

( 7)

Spin Vector:

-

-

Sense of Rotation:

-

-

Radar Observations:

-

-

Spectral Observations:

Y

( 8)( 9)

IR Observations:

Y

(10)

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-V20

(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) 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) 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)

(007) Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bul. 44, 98-107.

(008) 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.)

(009) 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.)

(010) Masiero, J.R. et al. (2018) Astron. J. 154_168(10pp). (NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year Three: Asteroid Diameters and Albedos) (170NEOs, 6110MBAs)


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