1566 Icarus
Last update: 2021-09-17 23:50 UTC
Physical properties
  • Rotation Period
  • Quality
  • Amplitude
  • Rotation Direction
  • Spinvector L
  • Spinvector B
Rotational properties
Value
Unit
Source
Rotation Period
Value
2.273
Unit
h
Source
[4]
Quality
Value
4
Unit
-
Source
[4]
Amplitude
Value
0.05-0.22
Unit
mag
Source
[4]
Rotation Direction
Value
-
Unit
-
Source
[-]
Spinvector L
Value
270.0
Unit
Source
[1]
Spinvector B
Value
-8.10E1
Unit
Source
[1]
  • Taxonomy
  • Taxonomy (all)
Taxononomy
Value
Unit
Source
Taxonomy
Value
Q
Unit
-
Source
[2]
Taxonomy (all)
Value
SU;Q
Unit
-
Source
[3]
  • Absolute Magnitude (H)
  • Slope Parameter (G)
H / G
Value
Unit
Source
Absolute Magnitude (H)
Value
15.95
Unit
mag
Source
[5]
Slope Parameter (G)
Value
0.15**
Unit
mag
Source
[7]
  • Albedo
  • Diameter
Size and albedo
Value
Unit
Source
Albedo
Value
0.14
Unit
-
Source
[8]
Diameter
Value
1440
*Estimated from the absolute magnitude using
Unit
Source
[9]
  • Color Index Information
Color Index Information
Value
Unit
Source
Color Index Information
Value
0.54
Unit
U-B
Source
[5]
  • Sightings
Sightings
Value
Unit
Source
Sightings
Value
Visual S
Unit
-
Source
[10]

Sources

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Spectra of 15 Near-Earth Asteroids and Extinct Comet
Candidates)(1566,1620,2063,2102,2201,3200,4953,6053,6489,
7092,8176,1994ES1,1995CR,1996JA1)
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encounters cause fresh surfaces on some near-Earth
asteroids) (contains taxonomic classification of 249 NEAs)
[4]EARN1.) Gehrels, T. et al. (1970) Astron. J. 75, 186-195. (Minor
planets and related objects. IV. Asteroid (1566) Icarus.)
2.) Miner, E. & J. Young (1969) Icarus 10, 436-440.
(Photometric Determination of the Rotation Period of 1566
Icarus)
3.) Veverka, J. & W. Liller (1969) Icarus 10, 441-444.
(Observations of Icarus: 1968)
4.) De Angelis, G. (1995) Planet. Space Sci. 43, 649-682.
(Asteroid spin, pole and shape determinations) (..,1566,
1686,1862,..)
5.) Harris, A.W. (DLR) (1998) Icarus 131, 291-301. (A Thermal
Model for Near-Earth Asteroids)
6.) Warner, B.D. (2015) MPB 42, 256-266. (NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID
LIGHTCURVE ANALYSIS AT CS3-PALMER DIVIDE STATION: 2015
MARCH-JUNE)(35 NEAs)
[5]EARN1.) Tedesco, E.F. (1989) in "Asteroids II" (Eds. R.P.Binzel et
al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1090-1138.
[6]ESA ODIMESA orbit determination and impact monitoring system
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(ExploreNEOs. V. AVERAGE ALBEDO BY TAXONOMIC COMPLEX IN THE
NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID POPULATION) (new albedos data for 118
NEOs)
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III" (Eds. W.F.Bottke et al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA,
pp. 205-218. (Asteroids in the thermal infrared)
3.) Tedesco, E.F. (1989) in "Asteroids II" (Eds. R.P.Binzel et
al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1090-1138.
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(Radiometry of near-earth asteroids)
5.) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp)
(NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary
Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)
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(2012) Astrophys. J. Let. 760, L12.
[9]EARN1.) Greenberg, A.H. et al. (2017) Astron. J. 153, 108 (16pp).
(Asteroid 1566 Icarus' size, shape, orbit, and Yarkovsky
drift from radar observations)
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.) Pettengill, G.H. et al. (1969) Icarus 10, 432-435. (Radar
observations of Icarus)
4.) Goldstein, R.M. (1969) Icarus 10, 430-431. (Radar
observations of Icarus)
5.) Nugent, C.R. et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. 814_117 (13pp)
(NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary
Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)
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(2012) Astrophys. J. Let. 760, L12.
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Spectra of 15 Near-Earth Asteroids and Extinct Comet
Candidates)(1566,1620,2063,2102,2201,3200,4953,6053,6489,
7092,8176,1994ES1,1995CR,1996JA1)
2.) 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)
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observations of Icarus)
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07.04. (A Recent Radar Observation of Asteroid 1566 Icarus)
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observations of Icarus)
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(Asteroid radar astrometry)
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observations of Icarus.)
6.) Mahapatra, P. et al., (1999) Planetary and Space Science 47,
987-995. (Recent radar observations of asteroid 1566
Icarus.)
**Estimated value