Local Manifestations of Cometary Activity

@article{Vincent2019LocalMO,
  title={Local Manifestations of Cometary Activity},
  author={J. B. Vincent and T. Farnham and Ekkehard K{\"u}hrt and Yuri V. Skorov and Raphael Marschall and N Oklay and M Ramy El-Maarry and H. Uwe Keller},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2019},
  volume={215},
  pages={1-27}
}
Comets are made of volatile and refractory material and naturally experience various degrees of sublimation as they orbit around the Sun. This gas release, accompanied by dust, represents what is traditionally described as activity. Although the basic principles are well established, most details remain elusive, especially regarding the mechanisms by which dust is detached from the surface and subsequently accelerated by the gas flows surrounding the nucleus.During its 2 years rendez-vous with… CONTINUE READING
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