IRTF Data Archive Program Information

# # Program information file # PROGRAM_ID 2022B011 PROGRAM_TITLE 3 micron mapping of asteroid [2] Pallas during its 2023 opposition PROGRAM_INV1 Mirel Birlan PROGRAM_INV2 Michael Marsset PROGRAM_INV3 Pierre Vernazza PROGRAM_INV4 Benoit Carry PROGRAM_INV5 Maxime Devogele PROGRAM_SCICAT main-belt / Trojan asteroids PROGRAM_ABSTRACT_BEG We propose to conduct a study to investigate spectral variegation and the nature of the bright spot on the surface of [2] Pallas, by linking 3-micron band spectroscopy to high-resolution polarimetric imaging performed near simultaneously. PROGRAM_ABSTRACT_END