Physical properties of near-Earth asteroids from thermal infrared observations and thermal modeling
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CitationDelbó, M., & Harris, A. W. (2002). Physical properties of near‐Earth asteroids from thermal infrared observations and thermal modeling. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 37(12), 1929-1936.
PublisherThe Meteoritical Society
JournalMeteoritics & Planetary Science
AbstractWe review the physical principles on which asteroid thermal models are based and their application in the derivation of asteroid sizes and albedos. In particular, the use of simple thermal models to derive reliable diameters and albedos of near-Earth asteroids is discussed.