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Published February 1980 | Published
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The 1.5-2.5 µm spectrum of Pluto


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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© 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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