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The production rate of dust by comets

  • A. H. Delsemme
Cometary Dust
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 48)

Abstract

The present set of short-period comets produces only 250 kg/sec of dust whereas the flux of long-period and “new“ comets produces an average of 20 tons/sec.

Keywords

Cometary Nucleus Hydrogen Production Rate Cometary Dust Period Comet Solid Hydrate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. Delsemme
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of ToledoToledo

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