Physical Characterisation of Fast-Rotating Near-Earth Asteroids

S. D. Wolters, S. C. Lowry, S. R. Duddy, A. Fitzsimmons, S. F. Green, M. Hicks, E. D. Rosenberg, B. Rozitis, C. Snodgrass, P. R. Weissman

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6343
JournalAsteroids, Comets, Meteors 2012, Proceedings of the conference held May 16-20, 2012 in Niigata, Japan. LPI Contribution No. 1667, id.6343
Publication statusPublished - 01 May 2012


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