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Geometric Conditions for Quasi-Collisions in öpik’s Theory

  • Giovanni B. Valsecchi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 682)

Abstract

The geometric setup of the recently proposed extension of öpik’s theory of planetary close encounters is modified in order to allow the treatment of encounters taking place far from the nodes of the small body orbit.

Keywords

Small Body Orbital Element Geometric Condition Heliocentric Distance Close Encounter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni B. Valsecchi
    • 1
  1. 1.INAF-IASF, via Fosso del Cavaliere 100Italy

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