Spectral properties of near-Earth objects with low-Jovian Tisserand invariant

  title={Spectral properties of near-Earth objects with low-Jovian Tisserand invariant},
  author={N. G. Simion and Marcel Popescu and Javier Licandro and Ovidiu Vaduvescu and Julia de Le{\'o}n and Radu Mihai Gherase},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The near-Earth objects with low-Jovian Tisserand invariant (TJ) represent about 9 per cent of the known objects orbiting in the near-Earth space, being subject of numerous planetary encounters and large temperature variations. We aim to make a spectral characterization for a large sample of NEOs with TJ ≤ 3.1. Consequently, we can estimate the fraction of bodies with a cometary origin. We report new spectral observations for 26 low-TJ NEOs. The additional spectra, retrieved from different… 


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