We present VLT+VISIR mid-IR observations of fast-rotating near-Earth asteroids. Diameters and albedos are determined with thermal models. These NEAs may have unusual surface properties, e.g. from regolith transport/stripping due to the YORP effect.
|Journal||Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2012, Proceedings of the conference held May 16-20, 2012 in Niigata, Japan. LPI Contribution No. 1667, id.6343|
|Publication status||Published - 01 May 2012|
Wolters, S. D., Lowry, S. C., Duddy, S. R., Fitzsimmons, A., Green, S. F., Hicks, M., Rosenberg, E. D., Rozitis, B., Snodgrass, C., & Weissman, P. R. (2012). Physical Characterisation of Fast-Rotating Near-Earth Asteroids. Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2012, Proceedings of the conference held May 16-20, 2012 in Niigata, Japan. LPI Contribution No. 1667, id.6343, 1667, 6343. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012LPICo1667.6343W