THE FIRST HIGH-PHASE OBSERVATIONS OF A KBO: NEW HORIZONS IMAGING OF (15810) 1994 JR1 FROM THE KUIPER BELT

@article{Porter2016THEFH,
  title={THE FIRST HIGH-PHASE OBSERVATIONS OF A KBO: NEW HORIZONS IMAGING OF (15810) 1994 JR1 FROM THE KUIPER BELT},
  author={Simon B. Porter and John R. Spencer and Susan D. Benecchi and Anne J. Verbiscer and Amanda M. Zangari and H. Weaver and Tod R. Lauer and Alex H. Parker and Marc W. Buie and Andrew F. Cheng and Leslie A. Young and Cathy B. Olkin and Kimberly Ennico and S. Alan Stern and The New Horizons Team},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={828}
}
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft observed (15810) 1994 JR1, a 3:2 resonant Kuiper belt object (KBO), using the LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on 2015 November 2 from a distance of 1.85 au and again on 2016 April 7 from a distance of 0.71 au. These were the first close observations of any KBO other than Pluto. Combining ground-based and Hubble Space Telescope (HST) observations at small phase angles and the LORRI observations at higher phase angles, we produced the first disk-integrated… 

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