Comparing NEO Search Telescopes

@article{Myhrvold2015ComparingNS,
  title={Comparing NEO Search Telescopes},
  author={Nathan P Myhrvold},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={2015},
  volume={128}
}
  • N. Myhrvold
  • Published 23 June 2015
  • Physics
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Multiple terrestrial and space-based telescopes have been proposed for detecting and tracking near-Earth objects (NEOs). Detailed simulations of the search performance of these systems have used complex computer codes that are not widely available, which hinders accurate cross-comparison of the proposals and obscures whether they have consistent assumptions. Moreover, some proposed instruments would survey infrared (IR) bands, whereas others would operate in the visible band, and differences… 
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