Long-term evolution of short-period comets
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Published by A. Hilger in Bristol, Boston .
Written in English


  • Comets -- Atlases.,
  • Comets -- Orbits -- Charts, diagrams, etc.

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StatementA. Carusi ... [et al.].
ContributionsCarusi, Andrea, 1946-
LC ClassificationsQB721 .L66 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2771155M
ISBN 100852744897
LC Control Number86131550

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We test different possibilities for the origin of short‐period comets captured from the Oort Cloud. We use an efficient Monte Carlo simulation method that takes into account non‐gravitational force Cited by: 7.   Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: A. Carusi, L. Kresak, E. Perozzi, G. B. Valsecchi. Abstract. The Long-Term Evolution Project (LTEP), realized in collaboration by the IAS-Reparto di Planetologia (Rome, Italy) and the Astronomical Institute of SAV (Bratislava, Czechoslovakia), has been developed with the aim of giving a general insight into the dynamical evolution of short-period by: SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Title: Book-Review Long-Term Evolution of Short-Period Comets Authors: Carusi, A., Kresak, L., Perozzi, E., & Valsecchi, G. B.

  Comets are icy objects that orbitally evolve from the trans-Neptunian region (the Kuiper belt and beyond) into the inner Solar System, where they are heated by solar radiation and become active due to sublimation of water ice. Here we perform end-to-end simulations in which cometary reservoirs are formed in the early Solar System and evolved over Gyr. The gravitational effects of . Reasons for interest in the origin of short-period comets and the difficulties of computing their long-term dynamcal evolution are reviewed. The relative advantages of a source region in an extended ‘inner core’ of the Oort cloud or a compact ‘comet belt’ just beyond the planetary system are finely balanced, and it is premature to. The Long-Term Evolution Project. Statistical and Numerical Studies of the Orbital Evolution of Short-Period Comets. Dynamics of Comets: Their Origin and Evolution Book Subtitle Proceedings of the 83rd Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, Held in Rome, Italy, 11–15 June Short period comets are further divided into two subcategories based on orbital properties (Nurmi ). By observing these orbits and inclinations, astronomers have concluded that a spherical reservoir of comets exists at a great distance from the sun as well as a disc-like reservoir at a closer distance.

Genre/Form: Scientific atlases Charts, diagrams, etc Atlases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Long-term evolution of short-period comets. 1 Introduction. Comets are traditionally divided into three classes. The long-period (LP) comets have an orbital period P> yr and short-period (SP) comets are those with Pshort-period comets are further divided into Halley-type (HT) comets with 20comets with P. Comets can be classified on the basis of their orbital period Pinto long-period (LP) comets with P>yr, and short-period (SP) comets with Pshort-period comets are further subdivided into Halley-type comets with 20yr comets with P . Title: Book Review: Long-term evolution of short-period comets / Adam Hilger, Journal: Journal of the British Astronomical Association, Vol. 97, no. 3 (), p. Bibliographic Code: JBAA C. Complete bibliographic record Other article options Print this article.