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sbpy: A Python module for small-body planetary astronomy

Michael Mommert, Michael Kelley, Miguel De Val-Borro, Jian-Yang Li, Giannina Guzman, Brigitta Sipőcz, Josef Ďurech, Mikael Granvik, Will Grundy, Nick Moskovitz, Antti Penttilä, Nalin Samarasinha
2019 Journal of Open Source Software  
et al., 2018 , 2013 supports the general astronomy community. sbpy is a community effort to build a Python package for small-body planetary astronomy in the form of an Astropy affiliated package.  ...  Planetary astronomy -the study of Solar System objects with telescopic observations from the ground or from space -utilizes a wide range of methods that are common in observational astronomy.  ...  Acknowledgments The development of sbpy is supported by NASA PDART Grant No. 80NSSC18K0987.  ... 
doi:10.21105/joss.01426 fatcat:nuioh6gpqjhdtifljf6j3x3vy4

Sbpy: A Python Module For Small-Body Planetary Astronomy

Miguel de Val-Borro, Michael Mommert, Michael S. P. Kelley, Jian-Yang Li, Giannina Guzman
2018 Zenodo  
SBPy is an open source Python package for the small-body community.  ...  A preliminary version of the package providing minimal functionality is currently available on GitHub (https://github.com/mommermi/sbpy/) and the community is welcome to participate in its development.  ...  sbpy is a community effort to build a Python package for small-body planetary astronomy in the form of an astropy affiliated package The goal is to collect and implement well-tested and well-documented  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1283531 fatcat:6cm4ozno2beshkgafzejkxjgua

The operational environment and rotational acceleration of asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx observations

C. W. Hergenrother, C. K. Maleszewski, M. C. Nolan, J.-Y. Li, C. Y. Drouet d'Aubigny, F. C. Shelly, E. S. Howell, T. R. Kareta, M. R. M. Izawa, M. A. Barucci, E. B. Bierhaus, H. Campins (+12 others)
2019 Nature Communications  
Discovery of a dusty environment, a natural satellite, or unexpected asteroid characteristics would have had consequences for the mission's safety and observation strategy.  ...  This work made use of sbpy (http://sbpy. org), a community-driven Python package for small-body planetary astronomy supported by NASA PDART Grant No. 80NSSC18K0987.  ...  A portion of this research was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09213-x pmid:30890725 pmcid:PMC6425024 fatcat:tem6o3iyxrg6ncwwvgdgzxzt3e