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LC NOTES

Notes pertaining to the lightcurve reported in the asteroid lightcurve parameters file. These are one-letter flags, one or more of which may appear in the column. ? - Usually tied with 'T' to indicate uncertainty. 1 - Monomodal curve (one min/max per rotation) 3 - Trimodal curve (three min/max per rotation) 4 - Quadrimodal curve (four min/max per rotation) A - Ambiguous period D - Period determined by us that differs from that given in the original publication E - Occultation observation H - Space telescope observations I - IR/Thermal observations M - Polarimetric observation N - No lightcurve published O - Adaptive optics observation P - Photographic photometry R - Radar observation T - Tumbling (Non-principal axis rotation - see lc_npa.tab for details) V - Visual photometry Additional flags associated with the T flag are as follows: None after the T - The asteroid is definitely tumbling ? : Possible tumbler 0 : The tumbling damping timescale is long enough that tumbling might be expected, but observations are not sufficient to substantiate either tumbling or not tumbling. - : The tumbling damping timescale is long enough that tumbling might be expected, but observations indicate the object is NOT tumbling. + : The tumbling damping timescale is short enough that tumbling would not seem likely, however, observations indicate that it may be tumbling or actually is tumbling.

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