The Trans-Neptunian Object (84922) 2003 VS2 through Stellar Occultations

  title={The Trans-Neptunian Object (84922) 2003 VS2 through Stellar Occultations},
  author={Gustavo Benedetti-Rossi and Pablo Santos-Sanz and Jos{\'e} Luis Ortiz and Marcelo Assafin and Bruno Sicardy and Nicol{\'a}s Morales and Roberto Vieira-Martins and Ren{\'e} Duffard and Felipe Braga-Ribas and Flavia Luane Rommel and J. I. B. Camargo and Josselin Desmars and Alex Col{\'a}s and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Vachier and Alvaro Alvarez-Candal and Estela Fern'andez-Valenzuela and L. Almenares and R. Artola and Trevor Piano Baum and Raoul Behrend and D. B'erard and Federica B. Bianco and Noah Brosch and Alberto Ceretta and C. Colazo and Altair R. Gomes-J{\'u}nior and Valentin D. Ivanov and Emmanuel Jehin and Shai Kaspi and J. J. Lecacheux and Anaelle J. Maury and Ra{\'u}l Melia and S. Moindrot and Bruno E. Morgado and Cyrielle Opitom and Alexandre Peyrot and Joseph T. Pollock and Alex R. Pratt and S. Roland and Julio Spagnotto and Gonzalo Tancredi and J. P. Teng and Paulo Cacella and Marcelo Emilio and Frank M. V. Feys and Ricardo Gil-Hutton and Charles Jacques and Daniel Iria Machado and M. Malacarne and Ilan Manulis and Antonino Milone and G. Rojas and Rafael Sfair},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
We present results from three world-wide campaigns that resulted in the detections of two single-chord and one multi-chord stellar occultations by the plutino object (84922) 2003 VS2. From the single-chord occultations in 2013 and 2014 we obtained accurate astrometric positions for the object, while from the multi-chord occultation on 2014 November 7, we obtained the parameters of the best-fitting ellipse to the limb of the body at the time of occultation. We also obtained short-term photometry… 

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