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The Minor Planet Observer
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Palmer Divide Observatory

3043 San Diego (2005)

MPC Designation: 1982 SA
Lightcurves Period (h): 105.7 0.1
Amplitude (mag): 0.60 0.05
Equipment:

 

Filter: C
MagBand: R
Telescope: 0.5m f/8.1 R/C
Camera: FLI 1024 SITe
Exposure: 120

 

Obs. Details

Date              E Mag   Phase  PABL   PABB
2005-02-20 06:00  15.80    6.6  154.9    9.9
2005-03-01 06:00  15.82    6.5  154.7    8.4
2005-03-03 06:00  15.86    7.1  154.7    8.0
2005-03-04 06:00  15.88    7.5  154.7    7.8
2005-03-05 06:00  15.91    7.9  154.7    7.7
2005-03-07 06:00  15.96    8.8  154.6    7.3
2005-03-17 06:00  16.25   13.7  154.7    5.5

Data Points: 430
Discovered: 1982-09-20  Palomar  E. F. Helin
Family/Group: Hungaria
Taxonomic Class: ES (Assumed)
Published: MPB 36, 176-178
NOTES: Unless otherwise stated, the "Reduced Magnitudes" in the plots are Cousins R, based on 2MASS to BVRI conversions (Warner, MPB 34, 113-119)

The tumbling damping time guidelines (see Pravec et al., 2005) indicate that this asteriod could eaisly be tumbling. However, there was insufficient data to confirm this one way or the other.

 

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