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The temperature‐dependent near‐infrared absorption spectrum of hexagonal H2O ice
Transmission spectra were measured between 1.0 and 2.7 μm for monocrystalline samples of hexagonal water ice at temperatures between 20 and 270 K. Samples were crystallized from liquid water withinExpand
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Relative proper motions and the stellar velocity dispersion of the open cluster M67
Relative proper motions for 663 stars in the field of the old open cluster M67 have been determined using 44 Yerkes 40-in refractor plates. The resulting proper-motion marginal distributions haveExpand
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Evidence for two populations of classical transneptunian objects : The strong inclination dependence of classical binaries
Abstract We have searched 101 Classical transneptunian objects for companions with the Hubble Space Telescope. Of these, at least 21 are binary. The heliocentric inclinations of the objects weExpand
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Optical Properties of Ices From UV to Infrared
Remote sensing of ices at the surfaces and in the atmospheres of system solar objects are the subject of increasing studies in the UV, visible and infrared ranges. The spectro-imagers andExpand
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Orbits and Photometry of Pluto's Satellites: Charon, S/2005 P1, and S/2005 P2
We present new astrometry of Pluto's three satellites from images taken of the Pluto system during 2002-2003 with the High Resolution Camera mode of the Advanced Camera for Surveys instrument on theExpand
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Masses of Nix and Hydra
A four-body orbit solution for the Pluto system yields GM values of 870.3 ± 3.7, 101.4 ± 2.8, 0.039 ± 0.034, and 0.021 ± 0.042 km3 s−2 for Pluto, Charon, Nix, and Hydra, respectively. Assuming aExpand
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Near-Infrared Spectra of Icy Outer Solar System Surfaces: Remote Determination of H2O Ice Temperatures
We present new 1.20 to 2.35 μm spectra of satellites of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, and the rings of Saturn, obtained in 1995 and 1998 at Lowell Observatory. For most of the target objects, our dataExpand
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The Temperature-Dependent Spectrum of Methane Ice I between 0.7 and 5 μm and Opportunities for Near-Infrared Remote Thermometry
New infrared absorption coefficient spectra of pure methane ice I were measured at temperatures between 30 and 90 K, over wavelengths from 0.7 to 5 μm, along with spectra of methane ice II at 20 KExpand
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We present new imaging of the surface of Pluto and Charon obtained during 2002–2003 with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) instrument. Using these data, we constructExpand
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The methane ice rich surface of large TNO 2005 FY9: a Pluto-twin in the trans-neptunian belt?
Context. The population of known large trans-neptunian objects (TNOs) is growing very fast and the knowledge of their physical properties is a key issue to understand the origin and evolution of theExpand
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