Asteroids - Lightcurves - (98889) 2001 BL38
(98889) 2001 BL38 is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered by LINEAR at Socorro in 2001. A total of 1,883 data points were obtained over seven nights during the period 2014 March 12 –30 as the solar phase angle increased from +23.3° to +26.2°. The average magnitude was 15.7 and average SNR was 23.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 8 October 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
The lightcurve shows a period of 5.421 h ± 0.001 h and amplitude of 0.27 ± 0.05 mag, suggesting that the asteroid rotated 80 times during the period of observation. These findings were published in the Minor Planet Bulletin, Volume 41, Number 3, 2014 July - September.