2062 Aten
Last update: 2021-10-18 11:33 UTC
Physical properties
  • Rotation Period
  • Quality
  • Amplitude
  • Rotation Direction
  • Spinvector L
  • Spinvector B
Rotational properties
Value
Unit
Source
Rotation Period
Value
40.77
Unit
h
Source
[3]
Quality
Value
2
Unit
-
Source
[3]
Amplitude
Value
0.26
Unit
mag
Source
[3]
Rotation Direction
Value
-
Unit
-
Source
[-]
Spinvector L
Value
-
Unit
Source
[-]
Spinvector B
Value
-
Unit
Source
[-]
  • Taxonomy
  • Taxonomy (all)
Taxononomy
Value
Unit
Source
Taxonomy
Value
Sr
Unit
-
Source
[1]
Taxonomy (all)
Value
S,Sr
Unit
-
Source
[2]
  • Absolute Magnitude (H)
  • Slope Parameter (G)
H / G
Value
Unit
Source
Absolute Magnitude (H)
Value
17.094
Unit
mag
Source
[4]
Slope Parameter (G)
Value
0.15**
Unit
mag
Source
[4]
  • Albedo
  • Diameter
Size and albedo
Value
Unit
Source
Albedo
Value
0.2
Unit
-
Source
[7]
Diameter
Value
1300
*Estimated from the absolute magnitude using
Unit
Source
[8]
  • Color Index Information
Color Index Information
Value
Unit
Source
Color Index Information
Value
0.93
Unit
B-V
Source
[9]
  • Sightings
Sightings
Value
Unit
Source
Sightings
Value
Visual S
Unit
-
Source
[1]

Sources

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[2]EARN1.) Gradie, J.C. (1976) B.A.A.S. 8, 458. (Physical
observations of object 1976 AA)
2.) 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.)
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spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for
population distribution, source regions, and space
weathering processes.)
[3]EARN1.) Mottola, S. et al. (1995) Icarus 117, 62-70. (The
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Model for Near-Earth Asteroids)
[4]ESA ODIMESA orbit determination and impact monitoring system
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[6]NEODySNEO Dynamic Site: https://newton.spacedys.com/neodys2
[7]EARN1.) Thomas, C.A. et al. (2011) Astron. J. 142, 85.
(ExploreNEOs. V. AVERAGE ALBEDO BY TAXONOMIC COMPLEX IN THE
NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID POPULATION) (new albedos data for 118
NEOs)
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(ExploreNEOs. II. THE ACCURACY OF THE WARM SPITZER
NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY)
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(Radiometry of near-earth asteroids)
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(The diameter and albedo of Asteroid 1976 AA)
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(NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary
Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)
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and Albedos) (207 NEOs)
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(ExploreNEOs. II. THE ACCURACY OF THE WARM SPITZER
NEAR-EARTH OBJECT SURVEY)
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(Radiometry of near-earth asteroids)
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(NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year One: Preliminary
Asteroid Diameters and Albedos)(201 NEOs)
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(NEOWISE Reactivation Mission Year Two: Asteroid Diameters
and Albedos) (207 NEOs)
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al.), Univ.Ariz.Press, Tucson, USA, pp. 1090-1138.
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Adonis, 3103 Eger, 4544 Xanthus, and 1992 QN)
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3103 Eger, 4544 Xanthus, and 1992 QN)
**Estimated value