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Size Dependence of Dust Distribution around the Earth Orbit
Description: In the solar system, interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) originating mainly from asteroid collisions and cometary activities drift to Earth orbit due to Poynting-Robertson drag. We analyzed the thermal emission from IDPs that was observed by the first Japanese infrared astronomical satellite, AKARI. [Source: Astronomical Journal]
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Source: Astronomical Journal
Publish Date: 5/1/2017
Reading Level: Expert
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