Asteroid Lightcurve Data Base (LCDB)

The Asteroid Lightcurve Data Base (LCDB) is a set of files generated from a MySQL database that includes information directly and indirectly obtained from observations made to determine the period and/or amplitude of asteroid lightcurves. The information is taken from numerous journals and other sources. Its main purpose is to provide a central location for basic information about asteroid rotation rates and related information that can be used in statistical studies involving a few or many parameters. Some of the data are obtained directly from the observations while other data are inferred or calculated based on orbital characteristics, assumed class, etc.

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Use the following citation to reference this data set:

"Warner, B., Pravec, P., and Harris, A. P., Eds., Asteroid Lightcurve Data Base (LCDB) V3.0 urn:nasa:pds:ast-lightcurve-database::3.0. NASA Planetary Data System, 2019."

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