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UESAC - The Uppsala-ESO survey of asteroids and comets

Hernius, O.(1,4), and Lagerkvist, C.-I. and Lindgren, M.(1) and Tancredi, G.(2) and Williams, G.V.(3) (1997) UESAC - The Uppsala-ESO survey of asteroids and comets. Astronomy and Astrophysics, pp. 631-638. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

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Abstract

More than 15000 position of moving objects have been detected on 74 plates and films obtained at the European Southern Observatory in Chile and athe Anglo-Austrian Observatory in Australia during Jupiter's oppositions in 1992 and 1993. two or more positions have been secured for about 3400 asteroids, and orbits have so far been calculated for about 2500 asteroids. The majority of these asteroids are previously undetected. We present apparent magnitudes for all observed asteroids and absolute magnitudes for those asteroids with orbits. We present model-diameters based on a Monte Carlo approach using the albedo distribution found by the IRAS Minor Planet Survey (Tedesco et al. 1992). Model-diameters are also calculated forthe asteroids observed in the Palomar-Leiden Survey of Faint Minor Planets, PLS, (van Houtenet al. 1970). Statistics of orbital elements are presented and compared with the results of the PLS.

Document Type:Article
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=1997,
Title:UESAC - The Uppsala-ESO survey of asteroids and comets
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Hernius, O.(1,4), UNSPECIFIED
Lagerkvist, C.-I.UNSPECIFIED
Lindgren, M.(1)UNSPECIFIED
Tancredi, G.(2)UNSPECIFIED
Williams, G.V.(3)UNSPECIFIED
Date:1997
Journal or Publication Title:Astronomy and Astrophysics
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Page Range:pp. 631-638
Publisher:Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Series Name:318
Status:Published
Keywords:minor planets; asteroids - survey - solar system
HGF - Research field:UNSPECIFIED
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research area:UNSPECIFIED
DLR - Program:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Institut für Planetenerkundung
Deposited By: elib DLR-Beauftragter
Deposited On:02 Apr 2006
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 09:53

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