Detection of water ice on 2060 Chiron

Foster, Michael J. and Green, Simon F. and McBride, Neil and Davies, John K. (1999) Detection of water ice on 2060 Chiron. Icarus, 141 (2). pp. 408-410. ISSN 0019-1035. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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We present a reflectance spectrum of 2060 Chiron over the wavelength range 1.6-2.2 mu m. The 2-mu m water ice absorption feature seen in several other Centaurs at lambda = 2.03 mu m is identified at the 5% level below the continuum.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Chiron; Centaurs; spectroscopy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences
Depositing User: M. Nasiriavanaki
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2009 05:57
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 10:39
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