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Radar observations of asteroid 7335 (1989 JA)

Mahapatra, Pravas R and Benner, Lance AM and Ostro, Steven J and Jurgens, Raymond F and Giorgini, Jon D and Yeomans, Donald K and Chandler, John F and Shapiro, Irwin I (2002) Radar observations of asteroid 7335 (1989 JA). In: Planetary and Space Science, 50 (3). pp. 257-260.

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Radar observations of 1989 JA during its discovery apparition yielded dual-polarization echo spectra on two dates at Arecibo and three dates at Goldstone. The echoes indicate that this object has an effective diameter within a factor of two of 1 km, a rotation period less than half a day, and a surface that is fairly smooth at centimeter-to-meter scales.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Planetary and Space Science
Publisher: Elsevier
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: Asteroids;Radar
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering(Formerly Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:28
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/7414

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