THE DEBRIS DISK OF VEGA: A STEADY-STATE COLLISIONAL CASCADE, NATURALLY

@article{Mller2009THEDD,
  title={THE DEBRIS DISK OF VEGA: A STEADY-STATE COLLISIONAL CASCADE, NATURALLY},
  author={Simon M{\"u}ller and Torsten L{\"o}hne and Alexander V. Krivov},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={708},
  pages={1728 - 1747}
}
The archetypical debris disk around Vega has been observed intensively over the past 25 years. It has been argued that the resulting photometric data and images may be in contradiction with a standard, steady-state collisional scenario of the disk evolution. In particular, the emission in the mid-infrared (mid-IR) appears to be in excess of what is expected from a “Kuiper belt” at ∼100 AU, which is evident in the submillimeter images and inferred from the majority of photometric points. Here we… 

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