Spectroscopic and dynamical properties of comet C/2018 F4, likely a true average former member of the Oort cloud

  title={Spectroscopic and dynamical properties of comet C/2018 F4, likely a true average former member of the Oort cloud},
  author={Javier Licandro and Carlos de la Fuente Marcos and Ra{\'u}l de la Fuente Marcos and Julia de Le{\'o}n and Miquel Serra-Ricart and Antonio Cabrera-Lavers},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. The population of comets hosted by the Oort cloud is heterogeneous. Most studies in this area have focused on highly active objects, those with small perihelion distances or examples of objects with peculiar physical properties and/or unusual chemical compositions. This may have produced a biased sample of Oort cloud comets in which the most common objects may be rare, particularly those with perihelia well beyond the orbit of the Earth. Within this context, the known Oort cloud comets… 

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