# Optical-Infrared Spectral Diversity in the Kuiper Belt

@article{Jewitt1998OpticalInfraredSD,
title={Optical-Infrared Spectral Diversity in the Kuiper Belt},
author={David C. Jewitt and Jane X. Luu},
journal={The Astronomical Journal},
year={1998},
volume={115},
pages={1667 - 1670}
}
• Published 1 April 1998
• Physics, Geology
• The Astronomical Journal
We have measured the optical and infrared colors of five Kuiper belt objects to search for evidence of spectral diversity among these bodies. We find extreme differences, especially in the measured V - J color indices, that indicate a wide range of surface compositions in the Kuiper belt.

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