# Thermal properties, sizes, and size distribution of Jupiter-family cometary nuclei

@article{Fernndez2013ThermalPS,
title={Thermal properties, sizes, and size distribution of Jupiter-family cometary nuclei},
author={Y. R. Fern{\'a}ndez and Michael S. P. Kelley and Philippe Lamy and Imre P{\'e}ter T{\'o}th and O. Groussin and Carey M. Lisse and Michael F. A’Hearn and James M. Bauer and Humberto Campins and Alan Fitzsimmons and Javier Licandro and S C Lowry and Karen J. Meech and Jana Pittichov{\'a} and William T. Reach and Colin Snodgrass and H. Weaver},
journal={Icarus},
year={2013},
volume={226},
pages={1138-1170}
}
• Published 23 July 2013
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