Imaging Observations of Asteroids with Hubble Space Telescope

@article{Storrs1999ImagingOO,
  title={Imaging Observations of Asteroids with Hubble Space Telescope},
  author={A. Storrs and Ben Weiss and B. Zellner and W. Burleson and R. Sichitiu and E. Wells and C. Kowal and D. Tholen},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={1999},
  volume={137},
  pages={260-268}
}
  • A. Storrs, Ben Weiss, +5 authors D. Tholen
  • Published 1999
  • Physics
  • Icarus
  • We present the results of two Hubble Space Telescope (HST) observing programs, consisting of 11 imaging observations of 10 asteroids. The primary focus of the projects was to search for faint companions (satellites) of these asteroids. No binary systems were detected. More specifically, no companions were found at more than 0.1 arcsec separation of brightness down to 4 magnitudes fainter than the primary asteroid. No companions down to 6 magnitudes fainter than the primary asteroid were found… CONTINUE READING

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