The reclassification of asteroids from planets to non-planets

@article{Metzger2019TheRO,
  title={The reclassification of asteroids from planets to non-planets},
  author={Philip T. Metzger and Mark V. Sykes and Alan Stern and Kirby D. Runyon},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2019}
}

Figures from this paper

Near-Earth Objects (NEO) and other current space threats

The subject of the study are space threats – Near-Earth Objects (NEO) and Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHA). The research methods employed in this article included the classic theoretical methods

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 106 REFERENCES

Note on the Origin of the Asteroids.

  • G. Kuiper
  • Physics, Geology
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 1953
In the preceding paper' it was found that the satellites have originated by two different processes, depending on whether the planetary envelopes in which they formed were gravitationally stable or

THE ORIGIN OF ASTEROIDS

The origin of asteroids is one of the most perplexing problems in cosmogony. We have to account not only for the presence of a large number of small bodies between Mars and Jupiter but also for the

Earth, Moon and Planets

THIS is one of a series of books from Harvard Observatory, all of which are compiled by specialists in their own particular sphere. The present volume gives up-to-date information about the bodies in

What Is a Planet?

  • S. Soter
  • Physics, Geology
    Scientific American
  • 2007
The proposed definition dispenses with upper and lower mass limits for a planet and reflects the tendency of disk evolution in a mature system to produce a small number of relatively large bodies (planets) in nonintersecting or resonant orbits, which prevents collisions between them.

OBSERVATIONAL CONSTRAINTS ON THE ORBIT AND LOCATION OF PLANET NINE IN THE OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM

We use an extensive suite of numerical simulations to constrain the mass and orbit of Planet Nine, the recently proposed perturber in a distant eccentric orbit in the outer solar system. We compare

Collisional evolution of asteroids - Populations, rotations, and velocities

The collisional evolution of various initial populations of asteroids is simulated numerically and compared with the present asteroid size-frequency distribution to find those populations which

XV. Account of the changes that have happened, during the last twenty-five years, in the relative situation of double-stars; with an investigation of the cause to which they are owing

  • W. Herschel
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • 1803
In the Remarks on the Construction of the Heavens, contained in my last Paper on this subject, I have divided the various objects which astronomy has hitherto brought to our view, into twelve

Olbers’ Hypothesis: The Origin of the Asteroids

Within weeks of the discovery of the second asteroid Pallas, on March 28, 1802, Wilhelm Olbers (Fig. 1.1) in Bremen had formulated an idea to explain the existence of the asteroids. It was, in the

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Observations are reported of the lithium feature (6708 Á) in some bright southern stars, most of which are F, G, or K dwarfs. Three of these stars have been suggested as belonging to the Ursa Major
...