Main Belt Asteroids with WISE/NEOWISE: Near-Infrared Albedos

@article{Masiero2014MainBA,
  title={Main Belt Asteroids with WISE/NEOWISE: Near-Infrared Albedos},
  author={J. Masiero and T. Grav and A. Mainzer and C. Nugent and J. Bauer and R. Stevenson and S. Sonnett},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  year={2014}
}
We present revised near-infrared albedo fits of 2835 Main Belt asteroids observed by WISE/NEOWISE over the course of its fully cryogenic survey in 2010. These fits are derived from reflected-light near-infrared images taken simultaneously with thermal emission measurements, allowing for more accurate measurements of the near-infrared albedos than is possible for visible albedo measurements. As our sample requires reflected light measurements, it undersamples small, low albedo asteroids, as well… Expand

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