Observed spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for population distribution, source regions, and space weathering processes

@article{Binzel2004ObservedSP,
  title={Observed spectral properties of near-Earth objects: results for population distribution, source regions, and space weathering processes},
  author={R. Binzel and A. Rivkin and J. Stuart and A. Harris and S. Bus and T. Burbine},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2004},
  volume={170},
  pages={259-294}
}
Abstract We present new visible and near-infrared spectroscopic measurements for 252 near-Earth (NEO) and Mars-crossing (MC) objects observed from 1994 through 2002 as a complement to the Small Main-Belt Asteroid Spectroscopic Survey (SMASS, http://smass.mit.edu/ ). Combined with previously published SMASS results, we have an internally consistent data set of more than 400 of these objects for investigating trends related to size, orbits, and dynamical history. These data also provide the basis… Expand

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