The Solar System Beyond Neptune

The Solar System Beyond Neptune

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A new frontier in our solar system opened with the discovery of the Kuiper Belt and the extensive population of icy bodies orbiting beyond Neptune. Today the study of all of these bodies, collectively referred to as trans-Neptunian objects, reveals them to be frozen time capsules from the earliest epochs of solar system formation. This new volume in the Space Science Series, with one hundred contributing authors, offers the most detailed and up-to-date picture of our solar systemA┬Ľs farthest frontier. Our understanding of trans-Neptunian objects is rapidly evolving and currently constitutes one of the most active research fields in planetary sciences. The Solar System Beyond Neptune brings the reader to the forefront of our current understanding and points the way to further advancement in the field, making it an indispensable resource for researchers and students in planetary science.Schwadron and Mc- Comas (2007) show how the strongly correlated modulation of ACRs and GCRs requires that the ... However, stochastic mechanisms encounter several problems with explaining ACR acceleration at high energies: ( 1) ... These features look qualitatively like the mirror mode waves observed in the magnetosheaths of Jupiter and Saturn ... THE HELIOSHEATH The spectra of the termination shock ions in the heliosheath are much less variable than in the foreshock.


Title:The Solar System Beyond Neptune
Author: M. Antonietta Barucci
Publisher:University of Arizona Press - 2008
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