3754 Kathleen

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Kathleen
Discovery
Discovered by C. W. Tombaugh
Discovery site Flagstaff (LO)
Discovery date March 16, 1931
Designations
MPC designation 3754
1931 FM
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.502 AU
Perihelion 2.816 AU
Eccentricity 0.1086
2050.506 d
243.209°
Inclination 8.460°
110.576°
57.855°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 53.23 km[1]
11.17 hr[1]
Albedo 0.0624[1]
10.00[1]

3754 Kathleen (1931 FM) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 16, 1931 by C. W. Tombaugh at Flagstaff (LO).

It has a common main belt albedo of 0.06,[2] and thus is 53 km in diameter.[1]

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2007 show a rotation period of 11.2 ± 0.1 hours with a brightness variation of 0.2 ± 0.04 magnitude.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 3754 Kathleen (1931 FM)". Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  2. ^ Wm. Robert Johnston (June 28, 2003). "Asteroid albedos: graphs of data". Johnston's Archive (personal web site). Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  3. ^ Torno, Steven; Oliver, Robert Lemke; Ditteon, Richard (June 2008), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory - October 2007", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 35 (2): 54–55, Bibcode:2008MPBu...35...54T. 

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