Composition of Pluto’s small satellites: Analysis of New Horizons spectral images

@article{Cook2018CompositionOP,
  title={Composition of Pluto’s small satellites: Analysis of New Horizons spectral images},
  author={Jason C. Cook and Cristina Dalle Ore and Silvia Protopapa and Richard P. Binzel and Richard J. Cartwright and Dale P. Cruikshank and Alissa M. Earle and William M. Grundy and Kimberly Ennico and Carly J. A. Howett and Donald E. Jennings and Allen W. Lunsford and Cathy B. Olkin and A. H. Parker and Sylvie Philippe and Dennis C. Reuter and Bernard Schmitt and J. Stansberry and S. Alan Stern and Anne J. Verbiscer and H. Weaver and Leslie A. Young},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2018}
}
Abstract On July 14, 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft encountered the Pluto-system. Using the near-infrared spectral imager, New Horizons obtained the first spectra of Nix, Hydra, and Kerberos and detected the 1.5 and 2.0 µm bands of H2O-ice on all three satellites. On Nix and Hydra, New Horizons also detected bands at 1.65 and 2.21 µm that indicate crystalline H2O-ice and an ammoniated species, respectively. A similar band linked to NH3-hydrate has been detected on Charon previously… Expand

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