Small and Nearby NEOs Observed by NEOWISE During the First Three Years of Survey: Physical Properties

  title={Small and Nearby NEOs Observed by NEOWISE During the First Three Years of Survey: Physical Properties},
  author={Joseph R. Masiero and Erin Redwing and Amy K. Mainzer and James M. Bauer and Roc M. Cutri and T. Grav and Emily Kramer and C. R. Nugent and Sarah Sonnett and Edward L. Wright},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
Automated asteroid detection routines set requirements on the number of detections, signal-to-noise ratio, and the linearity of the expected motion in order to balance completeness, reliability, and time delay after data acquisition when identifying moving object tracklets. However, when the full-frame data from a survey are archived, they can be searched later for asteroids that were below the initial detection thresholds. We have conducted such a search of the first three years of the… Expand

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