Colours of minor bodies in the outer solar system II. A statistical analysis revisited

  title={Colours of minor bodies in the outer solar system II. A statistical analysis revisited},
  author={Olivier R. Hainaut and Hermann Boehnhardt and Silvia Protopapa},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
We present an update of the visible and near-infrared colour database of Minor Bodies in the Outer Solar System (MBOSSes), which now includes over 2000 measurement epochs of 555 objects, extracted from over 100 articles. The list is fairly complete as of December 2011. The database is now large enough to enable any dataset with a large dispersion to be safely identified and rejected from the analysis. The selection method used is quite insensitive to individual outliers. Most of the rejected… Expand
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