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Recent Publications of Nalin Samarasinha

Recent Publications of Nalin Samarasinha

Belton, M.J.S., Samarasinha, N.H., Fernandez, Y.R., and Meech, K.J. (2004) The Excited Spin State of Comet 2P/Encke, Icarus, submitted.

Fernandez, Y.R., Lowry, S.C., Weissman, P.R., Mueller, B.E.A., Samarasinha, N.H., Belton, M.J.S., and Meech, K.J. (2004) New Near-Aphelion Light Curves of Comet 2P/Encke, Icarus, submitted.

Gutierrez, P.J., Jorda, L., Samarasinha, N.H., and Lamy, P. (2004) Outgassing-Induced Effects in the Rotational State of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko During the Rosetta Mission, Planetary and Space Science, submitted.

McCarthy, Jr., D.M., Stolovy, S.R., Campins, H., Larson, S., Samarasinha, N.H., and Kern, S.D. (2004) Comet Hale-Bopp in Outburst: Imaging the Dynamics of Icy Particles with HST/NICMOS, Icarus, submitted.

Samarasinha, N.H., Mueller, B.E.A, Belton, M.J.S., and Jorda, L. (2004) Rotation of Cometary Nuclei. In Comets II (M. Festou et al., Eds.), in press.

Samarasinha, N.H. (2004) Rotation and Activity of Comets, in Advances in Space Research, in press.

Samarasinha, N.H. (2004). Cometary Spin States, Their Evolution, and the Implications, In Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium 168, in press.

Mueller, B.E.A., Hergenrother, C.W., Samarasinha, N.H., Campins, H., and McCarthy Jr., D.W. (2004) Simultaneous Visible and Near-infrared Time Resolved Observations of the Outer Solar System Object (29981) 1999 TD10, Icarus, in press.

Samarasinha, N.H., and Mueller, B.E.A. (2002) Rotation Axis of Comet 19P/Borrelly Based on Observations from 2000 and 2001, Earth Moon and Planets, 90, 473-482.

Mueller, B.E.A., and Samarasinha, N.H. (2002) Visible Lightcurve Observations of Comet 19P/Borrelly, Earth Moon and Planets, 90, 463-471.

Mueller, B.E.A., Samarasinha, N.H., and Belton, M.J.S. (2002). The Diagnosis of Complex Rotation in the Lightcurve of 4179 Toutatis and Potential Applications to Other Asteroids and Bare Cometary Nuclei, Icarus, 158, 305-311.

Samarasinha, N.H. (2001). A Model for the Breakup of Comet LINEAR (C/1999 S4), Icarus, 154, 540-544.

Julian, W.H., Samarasinha, N.H., and Belton, M.J.S. (2000). Thermal Structure of Cometary Active Regions: Comet 1P/Halley, Icarus, 144, 160-171.

Samarasinha, N.H. (2000). Coma Morphology Due to an Extended Active Region and Implications for the Spin State of Comet Hale-Bopp, Astrophysical Journal, 529, L107-L110.

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