SDSS photometry of asteroids in cometary orbits

  title={SDSS photometry of asteroids in cometary orbits},
  author={Alvaro Alvarez-Candal},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  • A. Alvarez-Candal
  • Published 19 November 2012
  • Physics, Geology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aiming at exploring the relationship between asteroids in cometary orbits and other minor body populations from the observational point of view, I explore the large photometric database of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey - Moving Objects Catalog. The sample of interest was carefully selected analyzing colors and orbital properties within the data in the catalog. I computed the spectral slope for each object and compared with published spectroscopic results of other Asteroids in Cometary Orbits… 

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