- (1270) Datura
- (60151) 1999UZ6
- (89309) 2001VN36
- (90265) 2003CL5
- (203370) 2001 WY35
- (215619) 2003 SQ168
- 2003 UD112
Is asteroid 2013 ST71 a member of the Datura cluster ?
At first glance, I would say yes: the orbit of 2013 ST71 is very similar to the orbit of (1270) Datura, but it is not clear to me if this happens by chance or not .
Let's look at Horizons Web -
A few month ago, we also mentioned that another asteroid (338309) 2002 VR17 might be a member of the same cluster - if these findings are confirmed, the Datura cluster would have at least 9 recognized members.
At the end of this embedded PDF (a list of potential asteroid pairs to be confirmed / rejected), there is an entry for 2013 ST71:
Click on asteroid names to get more details from the AstDyS service.
Click on Asteroid1_Asteroid2 distance to see a graph showing how the distance between the two asteroids varied in the past according to a simulation performed with Mercury simulator.