A study of comet 78P/Gehrels by imaging polarimetry

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Roy Choudhury, S.; Hadamcik, Edith; Sen, A. K.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.02.010
  • Subject: [PHYS.ASTR.EP] Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Earth and Planetary Astrophysics [astro-ph.EP] | Comet 78P/Gehrels | [PHYS.ASTR.EP]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Earth and Planetary Astrophysics [astro-ph.EP] | Scattering | [SDU.ASTR.EP] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Earth and Planetary Astrophysics [astro-ph.EP] | Cometary dust | Polarization | Technique: imaging polarimetry | [SDU.ASTR.EP]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph]/Earth and Planetary Astrophysics [astro-ph.EP]

International audience; Comet 78P/Gehrels was observed polarimetrically from the 2 m telescope at IUCAA Girawali Observatory (IGO) in India and from the 0.8 m telescope at Haute-Provence Observatory (OHP) in France. The observations were carried out in three schedules -... View more
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