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Kuiper belt dust grains as a source of interplanetary dust particles

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asteroids.,
  • Collisions.,
  • Comets.,
  • Cosmic dust.,
  • Gas giant planets.,
  • Gravitational fields.,
  • Interplanetary dust.,
  • Interstellar matter.,
  • Kuiper belt.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJer-Chyi Liou and Herbert A. Zook and Stanley F. Dermott.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA-CR-204499., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-204499.
    ContributionsZook, Herbert A., Dermott, Stanley F., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15509215M

    The sources of interplanetary dust particles include no less than: asteroid collisions, cometary activity and collisions inside the inner Solar Program, Kuiper Belt accidents, and interstellar moderate grains. The interplanetary airborne debris cloud is cosmic airborne debris (small particles hanging in space) which pervades the area between. While cometary and asteroidal dust sources dom-inate in the inner solar system, production of interplanetary dust particles from the EKB is thought to be the primary source of IDPs in the outer solar system. These dust par-ticles are produced in the EKB via interstellar dust grain bombardment of Kuiper Belt Objects (KBO) and mutual KBO.

    Cassini and Stardust missions provided a handful of dust spectra in interplanetary space (Krüger et al., ; Hillier et al., ). Much more is needed in order to construct a compositional inventory of interplanetary dust and establish the link to its sources: comets, asteroids, Kuiper belt objects (KBOs), and interstellar space. the population of dust sources between Jupiter and Neptune. Here, in part II, we present the results on distribution of dust produced by real sources ( Jupiter-family comets with semi-major axes a Kuiper belt, and 6 Centaur objects) as well as fictitious sources taken from our computed sample.

    production rate from the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt both theo-retically and observationally. In order to improve upon these estimates, we compare measurements of the interplanetary dust density in the outer solar system by both the Pioneer 10 meteoroid detector and the New Horizons Student Dust Counter with a dynamical dust grain tracing model. Our best. While cometary and asteroidal dust sources dominate in the inner solar system, production of interplanetary dust particles from the EKB is thought to be the primary source of IDPs in the outer solar system. These dust particles are produced in the EKB via interstellar dust grain bombardment of Kuiper Belt Objects (KBO) and mutual KBO.


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Kuiper belt dust grains as a source of interplanetary dust particles (SuDoc NAS ) [Liou, Jer-Chyi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kuiper belt dust grains as a source of interplanetary dust particles (SuDoc NAS )Author: Jer-Chyi Liou.

Origin. The sources of interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) include at least: asteroid collisions, cometary activity and collisions in the inner Solar System, Kuiper belt collisions, and interstellar medium grains (Backman, D., ). Indeed, one of the longest-standing controversies debated in the interplanetary dust community revolves around the relative contributions to the interplanetary.

of the collected interplanetary dust particles; in particular, they represent a possible source that brings primitive/organic materi-als from the outer Solar System to the Earth.

When collisions with interstellar dust grains are considered, however, Kuiper belt dust grains around 9 jam appear likely.

Get this from a library. Kuiper belt dust grains as a source of interplanetary dust particles. [Jer-Chyi Liou; Herbert A Zook; Stanley F Dermott; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.].

The recent discovery of the so-called Kuiper belt objects has prompted the idea that these objects produce dust grains that may contribute significantly to the interplanetary dust population. In this paper, the orbital evolution of dust grains, of diameters 1 to 9 μm, that originate in the region of the Kuiper belt is studied by means of Cited by: In addition to the Sun, the planets plus their satellites, and smaller bodies including asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and Kuiper Belt Objects, the roughly defined plane of the solar system contains gas and dust, referred to as the interplanetary medium.

The dust grains are, naturally, called interplanetary dust particles, although that nomenclature (and particularly the abbreviation IDPs) is. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract.

We estimated the production rate of dust grains by the impacts of interstellar dust grains on Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt objects (EKOs). In this scenario, the impact ejecta become interplanetary dust particles with radii smaller than about 10 µm.

If the EKOs have hard icy surfaces and there are ∼ 10 13 of. We estimated the production rate of dust grains by the impacts of interstellar dust grains on Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt objects (EKOs).

In this scenario, the impact ejecta become interplanetary dust particles with radii smaller than about 10 μm. If the EKOs have hard icy surfaces and there are ~ 10(13) of these with radii >= km, the total dust production rate over the entire Edgeworth-Kuiper.

One of the fundamental goals of the study of meteorites is to understand how the solar system and planetary systems around other stars formed.

It is known that the solar system formed from pre-existing (presolar) interstellar dust grains and gas. The grains originally formed in the circumstellar outflows of other stars. They were modified to various degrees, ranging from negligible. The measurements of cosmic interplanetary dust by the instruments on board the Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft contain the dynamical signature of dust generated by Edgeworth-Kuiper belt objects, as.

We calculate the temperature of dust grains produced in Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt (EKB) based on the grain model for water-ice and silicate mixtures. The dust grains with radii ranging from μm to 1 mm have low temperatures of about 20 K to 50 K in EKB, depending on their size, solar distance, and a volume mixing ratio of silicate to water-ice.

Cosmic dust, also called extraterrestrial dust or space dust, is dust which exists in outer space, or has fallen on Earth. Most cosmic dust particles measure between a few molecules and dust can be further distinguished by its astronomical location: intergalactic dust, interstellar dust, interplanetary dust (such as in the zodiacal cloud) and circumplanetary dust (such as in a.

The model includes four separate dust grain source populations: Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt objects (EKBOs), Jupiter-family comets (i.e., Levison and Duncan, ), Halley-type comets, and Oort-Cloud comets (Oort,Francis, ).Each of these populations contributes dust to the interplanetary medium either through active outgassing or disruptive outbursts in the case of comets.

The recent discovery of the so-called Kuiper belt objects has prompted the idea that these objects produce dust grains that may contribute significantly to the interplanetary dust population.

In this paper, the orbital evolution of dust grains, of diameters 1 to 9 microns, that originate in the region of the Kuiper belt is studied by means of. A KUIPER BELT SOURCE FOR SOLAR FLARE TRACK-RICH INTERPLANETARY DUST PARTICLES. Keller1, and G.

Flynn2. 1ARES, Code XI3, NASA-JSC, NASA Parkway, Houston, TXUSA (@), 2Dept. of Physics SUNY-Plattsburgh, Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY Introduction: The presence of solar flare particle tracks in.

distribution function of dust particles in the phase space, which provides much better statistics to derive a 3-D model of the interplanetary dust cloud and to reveal its rich resonant structure. In Sect. 2, we discuss the sources of dust in the outer Solar system.

The dynamical evolution of dust particles is reviewed in Sect. Flynn () suggested that this might constitute a significant contribution to the interplanetary dust collected in Earth's stratosphere. found that 20% of the grains generated in the Kuiper belt. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): We report several results related to the dynamical evolution of dust produced in the Kuiper Belt (KB).

We show that its particle size frequency distribution in space is greatly changed from the distribution at production, as a results of the combined effects of radiation forces and the perturbations of the planets. Grains specifically from the Kuiper Belt would have wandered 10 million years to reach Earth’s atmosphere, the researchers calculated.

That’s “pretty solid evidence that we’re collecting Kuiper Belt dust right here,” Keller says. Four of the dust grains contained minerals that had to have formed through interactions with liquid water. Wild2), and interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) pro-duced by collisions in the Kuiper belt [1].

Interplanetary dust particles from objects in the so-lar system (mainly comets and asteroids) spiral in to-wards the Sun under the influence of Poynting-Robertson (PR) drag forces and accumulate solar flare energetic particle tracks.

particles smaller than 10 m. The impacts of interstellar dust on KBOs is also a signi cant source of interplanetary dust particles. Yamamoto & Mukai () estimated that if there are ˘ KBOs of radius km, the total dust production rate for particles smaller than 10 m is ({) g.The recent publication “A Cometary Building Block in a Primitive Asteroidal Meteorite” in Nature Astronomy (Nittler et al.

) revealed that despite the tens of astronomical units of physical separation between where Kuiper Belt comets formed and where carbonaceous (C-type) asteroids formed, the parent asteroid of the primitive meteorite LaPaz Icefield captured and preserved a.

This could be the result of the inner edge of the Kuiper belt dust disk extending inward and engulfing the outer solar system.

Alternatively, the dust density increase could be local to the Pluto system. As SDC will map the dust density distribution for years to come, we will learn how the trend continues deep into the Kuiper belt.