The James-Webb Telescope, to be launched in 2021, will be a great tool to measure the size of asteroids. Many mid-infrared observations will detect asteroids, whether that's intended or not. We calculate how many asteroids will be detected that way (serendipitously): many thousands, mostly asteroids that are too small to be observable today.
|Publication status||Published - 1-Sep-2019|
|Event||EPSC -DPS Joint Meeting 2019 - Geneva, Switzerland|
Duration: 15-Sep-2019 → 20-Sep-2019
|Conference||EPSC -DPS Joint Meeting 2019|
|Period||15/09/2019 → 20/09/2019|