Photometric survey of the irregular satellites

@article{Grav2003PhotometricSO,
  title={Photometric survey of the irregular satellites},
  author={T. Grav and M. Holman and B. Gladman and Kaare Aksnes University in Oslo and Center for Computational Astrophysics and U. Columbia},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2003},
  volume={166},
  pages={33-45}
}
  • T. Grav, M. Holman, +3 authors U. Columbia
  • Published 2003
  • Physics
  • Icarus
  • Abstract We present BVRI colors of 13 jovian and 8 saturnian irregular satellites obtained with the 2.56 m Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma, the 6.5 m Magellan Baade Telescope on La Campanas, and the 6.5 m MMT on Mt. Hopkins. The observations were performed from December 2001 to March 2002. The colors of the irregular satellites vary from grey to light red . We have arbitrarily divided the known irregular satellites into two classes based on their colors. One, the grey color class, has… CONTINUE READING

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