3974 Verveer

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3974 Verveer is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1533.6765332 days (4.20 years).[1] It was discovered on March 28, 1982 by Edward L. G. Bowell at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona.[2]

Photometric observations made in 2003 at the Carbuncle Hill Observatory near Providence, Rhode Island give a synodic rotation period of 8.51 ± 0.02 hours. The light curve shows a brightness variation of 0.37 ± 0.03 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  2. ^ a b Pray, Donald P. (March 2004), "Lightcurve analysis of asteroids 1225, 1301, 2134, 2741, and 3974", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 31 (1): 6–8, Bibcode:2004MPBu...31....6P.