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J/A+A/389/641  Colors of Minor Bodies in the Outer Solar System (Hainaut+, 2002)

Colors of Minor Bodies in the Outer Solar System. A statistical analysis Hainaut O.R., Delsanti A.C. <Astron. Astrophys. 389, 641 (2002)> =2002A&A...389..641H
ADC_Keywords: Minor planets ; Solar system ; Photometry, UBVRI ; Photometry, infrared Keywords: comets: general - Kuiper Belt - solar system: general - methods: statistical Abstract: We present a compilation of all available colors for 104 Minor Bodies in the Outer Solar System (MBOSSes); for each object, the original references are listed. The measurements were combined in a way that does not introduce rotational color artifacts. We then derive the slope, or reddening gradient, of the low resolution reflectance spectra obtained from the broad-band color for each object. A set of color-color diagrams, histograms and cumulative probability functions are presented as a reference for further studies, and are discussed. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file table1.dat 123 105 Average magnitudes and colors
See also: http://www.sc.eso.org/~ohainaut/MBOSS : MBOSS Magnitude and Colors Byte-by-byte Description of file: table1.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 10 A10 --- Object Object designation (Chi2060 for 2060 Chiron) 12- 15 A4 --- Class Class of the body (1) 18- 19 I2 --- NEpoch Number of epochs 21- 26 F6.3 mag M11 ? Absolute R magnitude 28- 32 F5.3 mag e_M11 ? rms uncertainty on M11 34- 39 F6.3 10+5m-1 Grt ? Spectral gradient S (in %/100nm) 41- 45 F5.3 10+5m-1 e_Grt ? rms uncertainty on Grt 48- 52 F5.3 mag B-V ? B-V colour index 54- 58 F5.3 mag e_B-V ? rms uncertainty on B-V 61- 65 F5.3 mag V-R ? V-R colour index 67- 71 F5.3 mag e_V-R ? rms uncertainty on V-R 74- 78 F5.3 mag R-I ? R-I colour index 80- 84 F5.3 mag e_R-I ? rms uncertainty on R-I 87- 91 F5.3 mag I-J ? I-J colour index 93- 97 F5.3 mag e_I-J ? rms uncertainty on I-J 99-104 F6.3 mag J-H ? J-H colour index 106-110 F5.3 mag e_J-H ? rms uncertainty on J-H 112-117 F6.3 mag H-K ? H-K colour index 119-123 F5.3 mag e_H-K ? rms uncertainty on H-K
Note (1): Class: QB1: Cubewano Plut: Plutino Cent: Centaur SPC: Short Period Comet LPC: Long Period Comet
History: Copied at http://www.sc.eso.org/~ohainaut/MBOSS/
(End) Patricia Bauer [CDS] 27-Jun-2002
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