NEOWISE: Searching the Infrared Sky for Asteroids and Comets

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Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Infrared Asteroid Comet

Held on: Nov 16, 2016 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Nov 16, 2016 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Joe Masiero

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel

The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) is undertaking an all-sky thermal infrared survey to both discover new near-Earth asteroids and comets, and characterize previously known NEOs. NEOWISE provides simultaneous imaging at 3.4 and 4.6 microns, measuring the thermal emission from NEOs and allowing their diameters to be computed. JPL scientist Joe Masiero will give an overview of the NEOWISE mission, and present some recent results from this dataset.

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Latitude 47.6529796, Longitude -122.3110046

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Reminder

This is just a friendly reminder that the NEOWISE: Searching the Infrared Sky for Asteroids and Comets (general meetings event) is scheduled for Nov 16, 2016, 07:30 PM. We will be conducting our annual elections at this meeting. Please come out and join us as we usher in the 2017 SAS Board!

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