The Population of Tiny Near-Earth Objects Observed by NEOWISE

@article{Mainzer2014ThePO,
  title={The Population of Tiny Near-Earth Objects Observed by NEOWISE},
  author={Amanda Kathryn Mainzer and James M. Bauer and T. Grav and Joseph R. Masiero and Roc M. Cutri and Edward L. Wright and C. R. Nugent and Rachel Stevenson and Elisabeth R. Clyne and Greta Cukrov and Frank J. Masci},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={784},
  pages={110}
}
Only a very small fraction of the asteroid population at size scales comparable to the object that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia has been discovered to date, and physical properties are poorly characterized. We present previously unreported detections of 105 close approaching near-Earth objects (NEOs) by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission's NEOWISE project. These infrared observations constrain physical properties such as diameter and albedo for these objects, many of… 

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