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Modelling the Temperature of Cometary Particles

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2018

Zhangfan Xing
Affiliation:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena CA 91109
Martha S. Hanner
Affiliation:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena CA 91109

Abstract

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We use the DDA method to study scattering properties of aggregates. Based on this aggregate model, the temperatures of cometary dust particles will be close to those of the equivalent total volume sphere when the aggregate porosity is ≤ 0.64.

Type
XI. Light Scattering
Copyright
Copyright © Astronomical Society of the Pacific 1996

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