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A Deep Search for Emission from “Rock Comet” (3200) Phaethon at 1 au

16 Mar 2021, 16:00 UTC
A Deep Search for Emission from “Rock Comet” (3200) Phaethon at 1 au
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Quanzhi Ye et al 2021 Planet. Sci. J. 2 23
Analysis of (3200) Phaethon, a large near-Earth asteroid and potential parent of the Geminid meteoroid stream, suggests that the DESTINY+ mission to explore Phaethon in 2026 may not be able to directly detect a gas coma.

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