Volumes and bulk densities of forty asteroids from ADAM shape modeling

  title={Volumes and bulk densities of forty asteroids from ADAM shape modeling},
  author={Josef Hanu{\vs} and M. Viikinkoski and Franck Marchis and Josef Ďurech and Mikko Kaasalainen and Marco Delbo and Dave Herald and E. Frappa and Tsutomu Hayamizu and Stephen Kerr and Steve Preston and Brad Timerson and David W. Dunham and John Talbot},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. Disk-integrated photometric data of asteroids do not contain accurate information on shape details or size scale. Additional data such as disk-resolved images or stellar occultation measurements further constrain asteroid shapes and allow size estimates.Aims. We aim to use all the available disk-resolved images of approximately forty asteroids obtained by the Near-InfraRed Camera (Nirc2) mounted on the W.M. Keck II telescope together with the disk-integrated photometry and stellar… Expand
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