Spectral Properties of Near-Earth Objects: Palomar and IRTF Results for 48 Objects Including Spacecraft Targets (9969) Braille and (10302) 1989 ML

@article{Binzel2001SpectralPO,
  title={Spectral Properties of Near-Earth Objects: Palomar and IRTF Results for 48 Objects Including Spacecraft Targets (9969) Braille and (10302) 1989 ML},
  author={R. Binzel and A. Harris and S. Bus and T. Burbine},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2001},
  volume={151},
  pages={139-149}
}
Abstract We present results of visible wavelength spectroscopic measurements for 48 near-Earth objects (NEOs) obtained with the 5-m telescope at Palomar Mountain Observatory during 1998, 1999, and early 2000. The compositional interpretations for 15 of these objects have been enhanced by the addition of near-infrared spectra obtained with the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility. One-third of our sampled objects fall in the Sq and Q classes and resemble ordinary chondrite meteorites. Overall our… Expand

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