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Long-Period Comets and the Oort Cloud

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dc.contributor.author Weissman, P. R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-30T23:18:42Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-30T23:18:42Z
dc.date.issued 1995-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation United Nations, New York City, New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-1340 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/26467
dc.description.abstract The long-period comets pose a unique problem for the impact hazard problem. Because of their very long orbital period and generally large distances form the Sun, they cannot be surveyed and catalogued in the same manner as the near-Earth asteroids and short-period comets..Improved technologies are needed to detect approaching long-period comets at large heliocentric distances so as to increase the warning time for potential impactors. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other long-period comets comets comet impact en_US
dc.title Long-Period Comets and the Oort Cloud en_US


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