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The moon and the planets

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 339–342 | Cite as

A 1972 prediction of Uranian rings based on the Alfvén critical velocity effect

  • Bibhas De R.
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Abstract

It is speculated from an empirical point of view that there may be yet unobserved matter around the planet Uranus inside the orbit of Miranda. Such matter, if any, is likely to be emplaced in the form of rings.

Keywords

Critical Velocity Empirical Point Velocity Effect Uranian Ring Critical Velocity Effect 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bibhas De R.
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  1. 1.The Lunar and Planetary InstituteHoustonU.S.A.

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