Asteroid models reconstructed from ATLAS photometry

  title={Asteroid models reconstructed from ATLAS photometry},
  author={J. Ďurech and J. Tonry and N. Erasmus and L. Denneau and A. Heinze and H. Flewelling and R. Vanco},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
The Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) is an all-sky survey primarily aimed at detecting potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroids. Apart from the astrometry of asteroids, it also produces their photometric measurements that contain information about asteroid rotation and their shape. To increase the current number of asteroids with a known shape and spin state, we reconstructed asteroid models from ATLAS photometry that was available for approximately 180,000 asteroids… Expand
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