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Summary
Orbit Properties
Physical Properties
Observations
Ephemerides
Close Approaches
 
3200 Phaethon
Physical properties
Rotational properties Value Unit Source
Rotation Period
3.6032 h [4]
Quality
3 - [4]
Amplitude
0.11-0.44 mag [4]
Rotation Direction
- - [-]
Spinvector L
85 [1]
Spinvector B
-2000E1 [1]
Taxonomy Value Unit Source
Taxonomy
B - [2]
Taxonomy (all)
F,B - [3]
H / G Value Unit Source
Absolute Magnitude (H)
13.9 mag [5]
14.32 mag [6]
Slope Parameter (G)
0.15** mag [6]
0.15** mag [7]
0.06 mag [5]
Size and Albedo Value Unit Source
Albedo
0.11 - [8]
Diameter
5100 [9]
Color Index Information Value Unit Source
Color Index Information
0.32 V-R [1]
0.67 B-V [10]
Sightings Value Unit Source
Sightings
Visual S - [11]
Radar R - [12]
Sources
No. Name Additional
[1] EARN 1.) Ansdell, M. et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 793, 50. (Refined
Rotational Period, Pole Solution & Shape Model for (3200)
Phaethon)
[2] EARN 1.) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical
characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed near-Earth
objects)
[3] EARN 1.) Tholen, D.J. (1989) in "Asteroids II" (Eds. R.P.Binzel et
al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1139-1150.
2.) Hicks, M.D. et al. (1998) Icarus 133, 69-78. (The Unusual
Spectra of 15 Near-Earth Asteroids and Extinct Comet
Candidates)(1566,1620,2063,2102,2201,3200,4953,6053,6489,
7092,8176,1994ES1,1995CR,1996JA1)
3.) 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.)
4.) 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.)
5.) Fornasier, S. et al. (2006) Astron. Astrophys. 455,
371-377. (Polarimetric survey of asteroids with the Asiago
telescope) (..1627,3200,..)
[4] EARN 1.) Ansdell, M. et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 793, 50. (Refined
Rotational Period, Pole Solution & Shape Model for (3200)
Phaethon)
2.) Pravec, P. et al. (1998) Icarus 136, 124-153. (Lightcurves
of 26 Near-Earth Asteroids)(1943,2063,2100,3103,3122,3200,
3691,3752,4341,4957,5143,5587,7025,7341,7480,7482,7822,8034,
1989UQ,1992CC1,1992QN,1995FX,1997BR,1997GH3,1997GL3,1997SE5)
3.) Wisniewski, W.Z. et al. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449.
(Photometric Observations of 125 Asteroids)
4.) Krugly, Yu.N. et al. (2002) Icarus 158, 294-304. (The
Near-Earth Objects Follow-up Program. IV. CCD Photometry in
1996-1999).
5.) Petr
Pravec's Ondrejov NEO Photometric Program Webpage
"Prepublished Periods"

6.) Meech, K.J. et al. (1996) Abstracts of ACM96, 42. (3200)
7.) Harris, A.W. (DLR) (1998) Icarus 131, 291-301. (A Thermal
Model for Near-Earth Asteroids)
8.) Krugly, Yu. N. et al. (2006) IAU Symp. 236, 385-390.
(Kharkiv study of near-Earth asteroids) (1036,1627,1685,
1862,1980,3103,3200,4179,6611,8567,11405,13553,23187,54509,
66251,100085,1999LF6,2004XP14,2005AB,2006CV69,2006BQ6)
9.) Warner, B.D. (2015) MPB 42, 115-127. (NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID
LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT CS3-PALMER DIVIDE STATION: 2014
OCTOBER-DECEMBER)(43NEAs)
10.) Schmidt, R.E. (2018) MPB 45, 131. (PHOTOMETRY OF 3200
PHAETHON)
[5] EARN 1.) Ansdell, M. et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 793, 50. (Refined
Rotational Period, Pole Solution & Shape Model for (3200)
Phaethon)
2.) Pravec, P. et al. (2012) Icarus 221, 365-387 (Absolute
magnitudes of asteroids and a revision of asteroid albedo
estimates from WISE thermal observations)
3.) Wisniewski, W.Z. et al. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449.
(Photometric Observations of 125 Asteroids)
[6] ESA ODIM ESA orbit determination and impact monitoring system
[7] NEODyS NEO Dynamic Site: https://newton.spacedys.com/neodys2
[8] EARN 1.) Harris, A.W. (DLR) (1998) Icarus 131, 291-301. (A Thermal
Model for Near-Earth Asteroids)
2.) Harris, A.W. (DLR) & J.S.V Lagerros (2002) in "Asteroids
III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA,
pp. 205-218. (Asteroids in the thermal infrared)
3.) Veeder, G.J. et al. (1984) LPSC XV, 878. (The
earth-crossing asteroid 1983 TB)
4.) Usui, F. et al. (2011) Pub. Astron. Soc. Japan 63,
1117-1138. (Asteroid Catalog Using AKARI: AKARI/IRC
Mid-Infrared Asteroid Survey)
5.) Tedesco, E.F. et al. (2004) IRAS Minor Planet Survey.
IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. NASA Planetary Data System.
[9] EARN 1.) Harris, A.W. (DLR) (1998) Icarus 131, 291-301. (A Thermal
Model for Near-Earth Asteroids)
2.) Harris, A.W. (DLR) & J.S.V Lagerros (2002) in "Asteroids
III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA,
pp. 205-218. (Asteroids in the thermal infrared)
3.) Veeder, G.J. et al. (1984) LPSC XV, 878. (The
earth-crossing asteroid 1983 TB)
4.) Green, S.F. et al. (1985) MNRAS 214, 29P-36P. (Infrared
observations of the extinct cometary candidate minor planet
(3200) 1983TB)
5.) Usui, F. et al. (2011) Pub. Astron. Soc. Japan 63,
1117-1138. (Asteroid Catalog Using AKARI: AKARI/IRC
Mid-Infrared Asteroid Survey)
6.) Tedesco, E.F. et al. (2004) IRAS Minor Planet Survey.
IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. NASA Planetary Data System.
[10] EARN 1.) Jewitt, D. (2013) Astron. J. 145_133. (properties of
Near-Sun Asteroids) (3200,105140,141851,276033,2004UL,
2002PD43,2006TC,2005UD,1999YC)
[11] EARN 1.) Lazzarin, M. et al. (1996) Icarus 122, 122-127. (Visible
Spectroscopy of Possible Cometary Candidates)
2.) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2001) Icarus 151,139-149. (Spectral
Properties of Near-Earth Objects: Palomar and IRTF Results
for 48 Objects Including Spacecraft Targets (9969) Braille
and (10302) 1989 ML)
3.) 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.)
4.) 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.)
5.) Licandro, J. et al. (2007) Astron. Astrophys. 461, 751-757.
(The nature of comet-asteroid transition object (3200)
Phaethon)
6.) Hicks, M.D. et al. (1998) Icarus 133, 69-78. (The Unusual
Spectra of 15 Near-Earth Asteroids and Extinct Comet
Candidates)(1566,1620,2063,2102,2201,3200,4953,6053,6489,
7092,8176,1994ES1,1995CR,1996JA1)
7.) Fevig. R.A. and U. Fink (2007) Icarus 188, 175-188.
(Spectral observations of 19 weathered and 23 fresh NEAs
and their correlations with orbital parameters)(433,1036,
1627,1685,1862,1866,1943,1980,3103,3122,3199,3671,4183,4341,
4954,5587,5751,5836,6037,7358,7482,7753,7822,7977,8201,
10563,11066,13651,13651,19356,20236,20255,35107,85490,
J97GD32,J97UH9,J97US9,J98HE3,J98HT31,J98ME3,J98MS2,K04LC2)
8.) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2006) LPSC 37, 1491. (The
MIT-Hawaii-IRTF joint campaign for NEO spectral
reconnaissance.)
9.) Binzel, R.P. et al. href="http://smass.mit.edu/minus.html"> Webpage
10.) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2014) Icarus 228, 217-246. (Physical
characterization of Warm Spitzer-observed near-Earth
objects)
[12] EARN 1.) href="http://echo.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroids/index.html">JPL's
NEO Radar Detection Program Webpage
**Estimated value