The Pan-STARRS 1 Discoveries of five new Neptune Trojans

@article{Lin2016TheP1,
  title={The Pan-STARRS 1 Discoveries of five new Neptune Trojans},
  author={Hsing-Wen Lin and Ying-Tung Chen and Matthew J. Holman and Wing-H. Ip and Matthew J. Payne and Pedro Lacerda and Wesley C. Fraser and David W. Gerdes and Allyson Bieryla and Z.-F. Sie and W-P. Chen and W. S. Burgett and Larry Denneau and Robert Jedicke and N. Kaiser and Eugene. A. Magnier and John L. Tonry and Richard J. Wainscoat and Christopher M. Waters},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  year={2016}
}
In this work we report the detection of seven Neptune Trojans (NTs) in the Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) survey. Five of these are new discoveries, consisting of four L4 Trojans and one L5 Trojan. Our orbital simulations show that the L5 Trojan stably librates for only several million years. This suggests that the L5 Trojan must be of recent capture origin. On the other hand, all four new L4 Trojans stably occupy the 1:1 resonance with Neptune for more than 1 Gyr. They can, therefore, be of primordial… Expand

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