High albedos of low inclination Classical Kuiper belt objects

@article{Brucker2009HighAO,
  title={High albedos of low inclination Classical Kuiper belt objects},
  author={Melissa J. Brucker and William M. Grundy and J. Stansberry and John R. Spencer and Scott S. Sheppard and Eugene Chiang and Marc W. Buie},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2009},
  volume={201},
  pages={284-294}
}
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