Hawaii Kuiper Belt Variability Project: An Update

  title={Hawaii Kuiper Belt Variability Project: An Update},
  author={Scott S. Sheppard and David C. Jewitt},
  journal={Earth, Moon, and Planets},
We have been systematically monitoring a large sample of bright Kuiper Beltobjects for possible light variations due to rotational and phase angle effects.Here we report on three objects, 2003 AZ84, (24835) 1995 SM55and (55636) 2002 TX300 observed to have measurable rotational lightcurveswith peak-to-peak amplitudes of 0.14 ± 0.03, 0.19 ± 0.05 and 0.08 ± 0.02magnitudes and single-peaked periods of 6.71 ± 0.05, 4.04 ± 0.03 and8.12 ± 0.08 hours, respectively. We observed a further ten objects… Expand
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