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Program Information for 2017B-0023


PI: Erin Ryan, SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center, erinleeryan@gmail.com
Address: 188 Bernardo Ave, Suite 200, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA

Title: Rotational Outliers in the Trojans: Are They All One Compositional Type?

Abstract: Results of a recent survey of Trojan asteroid lightcurves with the textit mission have identified a population of asteroids with rotational periods less than 100 hours. Preliminary compositional data is available for approximately half of the sample, and all but one target have the same taxonomic type. In this proposal, we address the question: do all slow rotators within the Trojans have the same compositional type with spectra from the Las Cumbres Observatory Faulkes Telescopes.

Program Type: Standard/LCO

Scheduled Nights:
Run 1 (2017B):  LCO-2m/FLOYDS -- 9hrs


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