The orbit and evolution of the Geminid meteoroid stream

Porubčan, V. and Kornoš, L. and Cevolani, G. and Pupillo, G. (2004) The orbit and evolution of the Geminid meteoroid stream. Il nuovo cimento C, 27 (4). pp. 395-400. ISSN 1826-9885

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The orbit and radiant of the Geminid meteoroid stream based on an analysis of the current version of the IAU MDC catalogue of photographic meteors are studied and discussed. The mean orbit, shape, size and ephemeris of the radiant are derived. The radiant area of the central part of the stream is more concentrated with the densest part of the size of 2◦ × 2◦. The orbital evolution of the stream is investigated and compared with the evolution of its potential parent asteroid 3200 Phaethon.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meteors, meteoroids, and meteor streams ; Radio, microwave (> 1 mm) ; Asteroids (minor planets)
Subjects: 500 Scienze naturali e Matematica > 550 Scienze della Terra > 551 Geologia, Idrologia, Meteorologia > 551.3 Processi superficiali ed esogeni e loro agenti (Classificare qui la Sedimentologia come studio dei processi superficiali) (Classificare le opere d'insieme sulla Sedimentologia in 552.5) > 551.39 Azione geologica di altri agenti (Include i cambiamenti di temperatura) > 551.397 Meteoriti (Classificare qui i crateri da meteorite)
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2020 11:23
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2020 11:23

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