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Secondary Fragmentation of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and the Ramifications for the Progenitor's Breakup in July 1992

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dc.contributor.author Sekanina, Z. en_US
dc.contributor.author Chodas, P. W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Yeomans, D. K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-26
dc.date.available 2004-09-26
dc.date.issued 1997-03 en_US
dc.identifier.citation USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 97-0281 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/21874
dc.description.abstract Comprehensive analysis of discrete events of secondary fragmentaion leads to conceptually new understanding of the process of disintegration of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. We submit that the jovian tidal forces inflicted extensive cracks throughout the interior of the original nucleaus, but did not split it apart. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 en_US
dc.title Secondary Fragmentation of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and the Ramifications for the Progenitor's Breakup in July 1992 en_US


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