(68216) 2001 CV26 is a near-Earth Apollo asteroid discovered by LINEAR in Socorro in 2001. With a minimum orbit intersection distance (MOID) of 0.024 AU, it has been flagged as a potentiallyhazardous asteroid (PHA) by the Minor Planet Center. There are two entries on the LCDB. The first reports a period of 2.409 ± 0.021 h, U = 3 (Hicks, 2010).
The second reports a period of 2.427 ± 0.004 h, U = 3 (Polishook, 2012). A total of 380 data points were obtained using a clear filter over five nights during the period 2012August 20 to September 2, with an average magnitude of 16.6 and average SNR of 34. The lightcurve shows a period of 2.4290 ±0.0002 h and amplitude of 0.23 ± 0.04 mag.These findings were published in the Minor Planet Bulletin, Volume 40, Number 1, 2013January - March.