A Correlation between Inclination and Color in the Classical Kuiper Belt

@article{Trujillo2002ACB,
  title={A Correlation between Inclination and Color in the Classical Kuiper Belt},
  author={Chadwick A. Trujillo and Michael E. Brown},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2002},
  volume={566},
  pages={L125 - L128}
}
We have measured broadband optical BVR photometry of 24 classical and scattered Kuiper belt objects (KBOs), approximately doubling the published sample of colors for these classes of objects. We find a statistically significant correlation between object color and inclination in the classical Kuiper belt using our data. The color and inclination correlation increases in significance after the inclusion of additional data points culled from all published works. Apparently, this color and… 
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