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From asteroid clusters to families: A proposal for a new nomenclatureSome confusion on the number, reliability, and characteristics of asteroid families is the result of using the single word 'family' for naming asteroid groupings identified in very different ways. Here we propose a new terminology which in our opinion would alleviate this problem.
Document ID
19930009962
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Farinella, Paolo (Pisa Univ. Italy)
Davis, Donald R. (Planetary Science Inst. Tucson, AZ., United States)
Cellino, Alberto (Osservatorio Astronomico Turin, Italy)
Zappala, Vincenzo (Osservatorio Astronomico Turin, Italy)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1992
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Inst., Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 1991
Subject Category
ASTROPHYSICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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