Trans-Neptunian objects and Centaurs at thermal wavelengths

  title={Trans-Neptunian objects and Centaurs at thermal wavelengths},
  author={Thomas Muller and Emmanuel Lellouch and S. Rusli Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik and H Germany and Lesia and Observatoire de Paris and Universit'e Psl and Cnrs and Univ. Paris Diderot and Sorbonne Paris Cit'e and Sorbonne Universit'e and France.},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
Abstract The thermal emission of Trans-Neptunian objects and Centaurs has been observed at mid- and far-infrared wavelengths—with the biggest contributions coming from the Spitzer and Herschel space observatories—and the brightest ones also at submillimeter and millimeter wavelengths. These measurements allowed to determine the sizes and albedos for almost 180 objects, and densities for about 25 multiple systems. The derived very low thermal inertias show evidence for a decrease at large… 

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