Simulations of the population of Centaurs – II. Individual objects

  title={Simulations of the population of Centaurs – II. Individual objects},
  author={Jonathan Horner and N. Wyn Evans and Mark E. Bailey},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Detailed orbit integrations of clones of five Centaurs ‐ namely, 1996 AR20, 2060 Chiron, 1995 SN55, 2000 FZ53 and 2002 FY36 ‐ for durations of ∼3 Myr are presented. One of our Centaur sample starts with perihelion initially under the control of Jupiter (1996 AR20), two start under the control of Saturn (Chiron and 1995 SN55) and one each starts under the control of Uranus (2000 FZ53) and Neptune (2002 FY36), respectively. A variety of interesting pathways are illustrated with detailed examples… 

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