Publications

Wesley Fraser's CV

First Author Publications

TRIPPy: Trailed Image Photometry in Python.
Fraser, W. C.; Alexandersen, M.; Schwamb, M. E.; Marsset, M.; Pike, R. E.; Kavelaars, J.; Bannister, M. T.; Benecchi, S.; Delsanti, A. (2016)
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 151, pp. 158F.
The TRIPPy software package is available on Wes's github

The Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 Test of Surfaces in the Outer Solar System: Spectral Variation on Kuiper Belt Objects.
Fraser, W. C.; Brown, M. E.; Glass, F. (2015)
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 804, pp. 31F.

The Absolute Magnitude Distribution of Kuiper Belt Objects.
Fraser, W. C.; Brown, M. E.; Morbidelli, A.; Parker, A.; Batygin, K. (2014)
The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 782, pp. 100F.

Limits on Quaoar's Atmosphere.
Fraser, W. C.; Trujillo, C.; Stephens, A. W.; Gimeno, G.; Brown, M. E.; Gwyn, S. Kavelaars, J. (2013)
The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 774L, pp. 18F.

Kuiper Belt Occultation Predictions.
Fraser, W. C.; Gwyn, S.; Trujillo, C.; Stephens, A. W.; Kavelaars, J.; Brown, M. E.; Bianco, F. B.; Boyle, R. P.; Brucker, M. J.; Hetherington, N.; Joner, M.; Keel, W. C.; Langill, P. P.; Lister, T.; McMillan, R. J.; Young, L. (2013)
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 125, issue 930, pp. 1000.

The Mass, Orbit and Tidal Evolution of the Quaoar-Weywot System.
Fraser, W. C.; Batygin, K.; Brown, M. E.; and Bouchez, A. (2013)
Icarus, Volume 222, p. 357-363.

The Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 Test of Surfaces in the Outer Solar System: The Compositional Classes of the Kuiper Belt.
Fraser, W. C. and Brown, M. E. (2012)
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 749, pp. 33F.

The Luminosity Function of the Hot and Cold Kuiper Belt Populations.
Fraser, W. C.; Brown, M. E. and Schwamb, M. E. (2010)
Icarus, Volume 210, Issue 2, p. 944-955.

Quaoar: A Rock in the Kuiper Belt
Fraser, W. C. and Brown, M. E. (2010)
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 714, Issue 2, pp. 1547-1550.

The Collisional Divot in the Kuiper Belt Size Distribution
Fraser, W. C. (2009)
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 706, Issue 1, pp. 119-129.

NICMOS Photometry of the Unusual Dwarf Planet Haumea and its Satellites
Fraser, W. C.; Brown and M. E. (2009)
The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 695, Issue 1, pp. L1-L3.

The Size Distribution of Kuiper Belt Objects for D > 10 km.
Fraser, W. C. and Kavelaars, J. J. (2009)
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 137, Issue 1, pp. 72-82.

A Derivation of the Luminosity Function of the Kuiper Belt from a Broken Power-Law Size Distribution.
Fraser, W. C. and Kavelaars, J. J. (2008)
Icarus, Volume 198, Issue 2, p. 452-458.

The Kuiper Belt Luminosity Function from m=21 to 26.
Fraser, W. C.; Kavelaars, J. J.; Holman, M. J.; Pritchet, C. J.; Gladman, B. J.; Grav, T.; Jones, R. L.; Macwilliams, J.; Petit, J.-M. (2008)
Icarus, Volume 195, Issue 2, p. 827-843.

Wesley Fraser's CV