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The 1.5-2.5 µm spectrum of Pluto

Soifer, B. T. and Neugebauer, G. and Matthews, K. (1980) The 1.5-2.5 µm spectrum of Pluto. Astronomical Journal, 85 (2). pp. 166-167. ISSN 0004-6256. doi:10.1086/112655.

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New spectrophotometric observations of Pluto from 1.5-2.5 µm with a resolution of λ/λ ~0.05 are reported. The new observations confirm the presence of methane frost on the surface of Pluto.

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Alternate Title:The 1.5-2.5 microns spectrum of Pluto
Additional Information:© 1980 American Astronomical Society. Received 22 August 1979; revised 31 October 1979. We thank Juan Carrasco for assistance with these observations and L. Lebofsky for a careful reading of the manuscript. This work was supported by NASA grants NGL 05-002-207 and NGL 05-002-140 and NSF grant AST 77-20516.
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Official Citation:The 1.5-2.5 microns spectrum of Pluto Soifer, B. T., Neugebauer, G., & Matthews, K. Astronomical Journal, vol. 85, Feb. 1980, p. 166, 167.
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