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The Minor Planet Observer
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Palmer Divide Observatory

8373 Stephengould (2004)

MPC Designation: 1992 AB
Lightcurves Period (h): 4.435 0.005
Amplitude (mag): 0.24 0.03
Equipment:

 

Filter: C
MagBand: R
Telescope: 0.5m f/8.1 R/C
Camera: FLI KAF-1001E
Exposure: 75

 

Obs. Details

Date              E Mag   Phase  PABL   PABB
2004-01-09 06:00  15.07   20.3   98.5   20.6
2004-01-10 04:00  15.09   21.1   98.5   21.1
2004-01-10 08:00  15.10   21.2   98.5   21.2
2004-01-11 04:00  15.12   21.9   98.5   21.8
2004-01-12 04:00  15.15   22.7   98.5   22.4

Data Points: 289
Discovered: 1992-01-01  Palomar  C. S. Shoemaker, E. M. Shoemaker
Family/Group: MB-Outer
Taxonomic Class: C
Published: MPB 31, 67-70
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 data for 2004 Jan 09 showed an event (occultation/eclipse) due to a satellite but the evidence was not followed up. The asteroid was confirmed to be a binary by Krugly et al. (2010, CBET 2193).

 

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