Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 31–34 | Cite as

Momentum of meteoroids and its effect on the Earth's atmosphere

  • B. A. Mcintosh


Recent studies have attributed certain properties of the Earth's atmosphere to excess orbita angular momentum of impinging meteoroids. A realistic analysis of meteor observations does not support the existence of this excess.


Atmosphere Angular Momentum Realistic Analysis Meteor Observation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Mcintosh
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  1. 1.Herzberg Institute of AstrophysicsNational Research Council of CanadaOttawaCanada

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