DISCOVERY AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RAPIDLY ROTATING ACTIVE ASTEROID (62412) 2000 SY178 IN THE MAIN BELT

@article{Sheppard2014DISCOVERYAC,
  title={DISCOVERY AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RAPIDLY ROTATING ACTIVE ASTEROID (62412) 2000 SY178 IN THE MAIN BELT},
  author={Scott S. Sheppard and Chadwick A. Trujillo},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={149}
}
We report a new active asteroid in the main belt of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter. Object (62412) 2000 SY178 exhibited a tail in images collected during our survey for objects beyond the Kuiper Belt using the Dark Energy Camera on the CTIO 4 m telescope. We obtained broadband colors of 62412 at the Magellan Telescope, which, along with 62412ʼs low albedo, suggests it is a C-type asteroid. 62412ʼs orbital dynamics and color strongly correlate with the Hygiea family in the outer main belt… 
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