Comets

Nature, Dynamics, Origin, and their Cosmogonical Relevance

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3490-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-3495-4 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Early Ideas about Comets

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    Chapter

    Pages 19-38

    Statistics of Cometary Orbits and Magnitudes

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    Chapter

    Pages 39-75

    The Understanding of Their Physical Nature

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    Chapter

    Pages 77-102

    Dynamics of LP Comets Entering the Inner Planetary Region

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    Chapter

    Pages 103-132

    The Oort Cloud

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    Chapter

    Pages 133-154

    The Flux of New Comets: Quiescent and Excited Stages

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    Chapter

    Pages 155-192

    The Jupiter Family

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    Chapter

    Pages 193-235

    The Trans-Neptunian Belt

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    Chapter

    Pages 237-271

    Physical End States of Comets

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    Chapter

    Pages 273-313

    Leftovers of the Solar System Formation

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    Chapter

    Pages 315-339

    Comets and Life

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 341-383