Rotation of cometary meteoroids

@article{Capek2014RotationOC,
  title={Rotation of cometary meteoroids},
  author={David Čapek},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2014},
  volume={568}
}
  • D. Čapek
  • Published 3 April 2014
  • Physics, Geology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
The aim of this study is to estimate the rotational characteristics of meteoroids after their release from a comet during normal activity. The results can serve as initial conditions for further analyses of subsequent evolution of rotation in the interplanetary space. A sophisticated numerical model was applied to meteoroids ejected from 2P/Encke comet. The meteoroid shapes were approximated by polyhedrons with several thousands of surface elements, which have been determined by 3D laser… 

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