PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM NEOWISE: AN ENHANCEMENT TO THE WIDE-FIELD INFRARED SURVEY EXPLORER FOR SOLAR SYSTEM SCIENCE

@article{Mainzer2011PRELIMINARYRF,
  title={PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM NEOWISE: AN ENHANCEMENT TO THE WIDE-FIELD INFRARED SURVEY EXPLORER FOR SOLAR SYSTEM SCIENCE},
  author={Amy K. Mainzer and James M. Bauer and Tommy Grav and Joseph R. Masiero and Roc M. Cutri and John W. Dailey and Peter Eisenhardt and Robert S. McMillan and Edward L. Wright and Russell G. Walker and Robert Jedicke and Timothy Bruce Spahr and David J. Tholen and Ralph Maria Alles and Ron Beck and H. Brandenburg and Tim Conrow and Timothy Evans and John W. Fowler and Thomas H. Jarrett and K A Marsh and Frank J. Masci and Howard L. McCallon and S. L. Wheelock and Matthew A. H. Wittman and Pamela Wyatt and Emily DeBaun and Garrett T. Elliott and Dillon Elsbury and Thomas N. Gautier and Stephanie Gomillion and David T. Leisawitz and C. K. Maleszewski and Marco Micheli and Ashlee N. Wilkins},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={731}
}
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