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Summary
Orbit Properties
Physical Properties
Observations
Ephemerides
Close Approaches
 
3753 Cruithne
Physical properties
Rotational properties Value Unit Source
Rotation Period
27.3099 h [3]
Quality
3 - [3]
Amplitude
0.4-0.95 mag [3]
Rotation Direction
- - [-]
Spinvector L
- [-]
Spinvector B
- [-]
Taxonomy Value Unit Source
Taxonomy
Q - [1]
Taxonomy (all)
Q;S - [2]
H / G Value Unit Source
Absolute Magnitude (H)
15.13 mag [4]
15.568 mag [5]
Slope Parameter (G)
0.15** mag [5]
Size and Albedo Value Unit Source
Albedo
0.365 - [6]
Diameter
2000 [6]
Color Index Information Value Unit Source
Color Index Information
0.79 B-V [7]
0.41 V-R [7]
Sightings Value Unit Source
Sightings
Visual S - [8]
Sources
No. Name Additional
[1] EARN 1.) 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)
[2] EARN 1.) 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.)
2.) 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.)
3.) Lazzarin, M. et al. (2004) Icarus 169, 373-384. (Visible
and near-infrared spectroscopic investigation of near-Earth
objects at ESO: first results)
4.) Whiteley, R.J. (2001) PhD. Thesis, University of Hawaii. (A
Compositional and Dynamical Survey of the Near-Earth
Asteroids)
5.) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) href="http://www.astro.unipd.it/planets/sineo/data.html">
SINEO Database
(Spectroscopic Investiation of
Near-Earth Objects)
6.) 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)
[3] EARN 1.) Larsen, J.A. et al. (2014) MPB 41, 68-69. (THE LIGHTCURVE
OF 3753 CRUITHNE)
2.) Erikson, A. et al. (2000) Icarus 147, 487-497. (The
Near-Earth Objects Follow-Up Program III: 32 Lightcurves
for 12 Objects from 1992 to 1995) (433,1917,2368,3753,4769,
4953,6491, 1995 EK1, 1995 FJ; 5738,7467,1995 LH)
3.) Hoffmann, M. et al. (1993) Acta Astronomica 43, 61-67.
(Photometric observations of four near-earth asteroids)
[4] EARN 1.) Erikson, A. et al. (2000) Icarus 147, 487-497. (The
Near-Earth Objects Follow-Up Program III: 32 Lightcurves
for 12 Objects from 1992 to 1995) (433,1917,2368,3753,4769,
4953,6491, 1995 EK1, 1995 FJ; 5738,7467,1995 LH)
[5] NEODyS NEO Dynamic Site: https://newton.spacedys.com/neodys2
[6] EARN 1.) Mainzer, A.; Grav, T.; Masiero, J.; Bauer, J.; et al.
(2012) Astrophys. J. Let. 760, L12.
2.) Usui, F. et al. (2011) Pub. Astron. Soc. Japan 63,
1117-1138. (Asteroid Catalog Using AKARI: AKARI/IRC
Mid-Infrared Asteroid Survey)
3.) 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)
[7] EARN 1.) Dandy, C.L.; Fitzsimmons, A.; Collander-Brown, S.J. (2003)
Icarus 163, 363-373. (Optical colors of 56 near-Earth
objects: trends with size and orbit)
[8] EARN 1.) Lazzarin, M. et al. (1997) Astron. & Astrophys. 327,
388-391. (Compositional properties of Near-Earth Asteroids:
spectroscopic comparison with Ordinary Chondrite Meteorites)
2.) Lazzarin, M. et al. (1997) B.A.A.S. 29, 966. (Spectroscopic
Comparison Between Near-Earth Asteroids and Ordinary
Chondrites Meteorites)
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.) Lazzarin, M. et al. (2004) Icarus 169, 373-384. (Visible
and near-infrared spectroscopic investigation of near-Earth
objects at ESO: first results)
5.) 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.)
6.) Binzel, R.P. et al. (2006) LPSC 37, 1491. (The
MIT-Hawaii-IRTF joint campaign for NEO spectral
reconnaissance.)
7.) Binzel, R.P. et al. href="http://smass.mit.edu/minus.html"> Webpage
8.) Lazzarin, M., Marchi,S. & Magrin, S. (2010) href="http://www.astro.unipd.it/planets/sineo/data.html">
SINEO Database
(Spectroscopic Investiation of
Near-Earth Objects)
9.) deLeon, J. et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys 517, A23.
(Observations, compositional, and physical characterization
of near-Earth and Mars-crosser asteroids from a
spectroscopic survey)
**Estimated value