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Solar System Research

, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 153–167 | Cite as

Orbital Evolution of Dust Particles in the Sublimation Zone near the Sun

  • L. I. Shestakova
  • B. I. Demchenko
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Abstract

We have performed the calculations of the orbital evolution of dust particles from volcanic glass (p-obsidian), basalt, astrosilicate, olivine, and pyroxene in the sublimation zone near the Sun. The sublimation (evaporation) rate is determined by the temperature of dust particles depending on their radius, material, and distance to the Sun. All practically important parameters that characterize the interaction of spherical dust particles with the radiation are calculated using the Mie theory. The influence of radiation and solar wind pressure, as well as the Poynting–Robertson drag force effects on the dust dynamics, are also taken into account. According to the observations (Shestakova and Demchenko, 2016), the boundary of the dust-free zone is 7.0–7.6 solar radii for standard particles of the zodiacal cloud and 9.1–9.2 solar radii for cometary particles. The closest agreement is obtained for basalt particles and certain kinds of olivine, pyroxene, and volcanic glass.

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F-corona near-solar dust sublimation (evaporation) zodiacal cloud dust dynamics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fesenkov Astrophysical InstituteAlmatyKazakhstan

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