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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2018
Elements (2018) 14 (2): 107-112.
... to contribute a disproportionate quantity of meteoroids, especially 1P/Halley itself and the Perseid shower parent comet 109P/SwiftTuttle. Jupiter-family comets lose mass mostly by disruptions, not only by regular outgassing. Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, for example, is missing big chunks, as if bites...
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Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2018
Elements (2018) 14 (2): 83-86.
... with the passage of Earth through the orbital paths of comets 109P/SwiftTuttle and 55P/Temple–Tuttle, respectively, and the gradual loss of dust from these bodies. In this issue of Elements , Jenniskens and Popova (2018 this issue) have much more to say about the implications of this observation. There is also...
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