Asteroids and Dwarf Planets and How to Observe Them

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6438-0 (Print) 978-1-4419-6439-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Asteroids and Dwarf Planets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-7

      Introduction

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      Pages 9-17

      Small (and Not So Small) Solar System Bodies

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      Pages 19-31

      Groups and Families

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      Pages 33-47

      The Nature of Asteroids and Dwarf Planets

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      Pages 49-58

      Origins and Evolution

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      Pages 59-69

      Impact?

  3. Observing Guide

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-83

      Observatories

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      Pages 85-97

      Visual Observing

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      Pages 99-107

      Webcam and DSLR Imaging

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      Pages 109-122

      Astrometry Tools and Techniques

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      Pages 123-138

      Astrometry Projects

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      Pages 139-156

      Lightcurve Photometry Tools and Techniques

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      Pages 157-169

      Lightcurve Photometry Projects

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      Pages 171-180

      Absolute Magnitude

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      Pages 181-193

      Occultations

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      Pages 195-203

      On-Line Image Analysis

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      Pages 205-207

      A Final Word

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 209-248