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Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

This is a compilation of mean U-B and B-V color indices of asteroids. This data file was provided by E.F. Tedesco, MRC and is a preliminary version. The version actually published will include UBV observations published through 1994 and the individual, referenced and commented, observations from which the average value was obtained. This dataset presents Johnson system U-B and B-V colors (or colors transformable to them) for asteroids, obtained between 1951 and 1989 and published through mid-1990. In addition, it uses Ted Bowell's unpublished observations from the Lowell UBV Asteroid Survey. The 978 mean U-B color indices are derived from 3,476 U-B observations. The 1,020 mean B-V color indices are derived from 4,010 B-V observations.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: us-pd

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Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier urn:nasa:pds:context_pds3:data_set:data_set.ear-a-5-ddr-ubv-mean-values-v1.0_kwsm-gwvj
Data First Published 2021-05-21
Data Last Modified 2023-01-26
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
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Program Code 026:005
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Source Hash eca1e96fc8ccecf157a5b7e4b82c4f727ff09e19808007536698098c27fb8f98
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