Rotationally resolved spectroscopy of dwarf planet (136472) Makemake

  title={Rotationally resolved spectroscopy of dwarf planet (136472) Makemake},
  author={Vania Lorenzi and Noem{\'i} Pinilla-Alonso and Javier Licandro},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
Context. Icy dwarf planets are key for studying the chemical and physical states of ices in the outer solar system. The study of secular and rotational variations gives us hints of the processes that contribute to the evolution of their surface. Aims. The aim of this work is to search for rotational variability on the surface composition of the dwarf planet (136472) Makemake Methods. We observed Makemake in April 2008 with the medium-resolution spectrograph ISIS, at the William Herschel… 

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