Origins of Solar System Dust beyond Jupiter

  title={Origins of Solar System Dust beyond Jupiter},
  author={Markus Landgraf and J.-c. Liou and Herbert A. Zook and E. Grun Esaesoc and Darmstadt and Lockheed Martin Technical Operations and Houston and Nasajsc and MPI-K and Heidelberg},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
The measurements of cosmic interplanetary dust by the instruments on board the Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft contain the dynamical signature of dust generated by Edgeworth-Kuiper belt objects, as well as short-period Oort cloud comets and short-period Jupiter-family comets. While the dust concentration detected between Jupiter and Saturn is mainly due to the cometary components, the dust outside Saturn's orbit is dominated by grains originating from the Edgeworth-Kuiper belt. In order to sustain… 

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