Asteroids from Observations to Models

  • D. Hestroffer
  • P. Tanga
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 682)


We will discuss some specific applications to the rotation state and the shapes of moderately large asteroids, and techniques of observations putting some emphasis on the HST/FGS instrument.


Euler Angle Rotation Period Hubble Space Telescope Hydrostatic Equilibrium Prolate Spheroid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Hestroffer
    • 1
  • P. Tanga
    • 2
  1. 1.IMCCE, UMR CNRS 8028, Observatoire de Paris.France
  2. 2.Dépt. CassiniObservatoire de NiceFrance

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