On the Substantial Spatial Spread of the Quadrantid Meteoroid Stream
- 633 Downloads
We explored the substantial spatial spread of the Quadrantid stream, based on the backward integration of orbital motions of the Quadrantids, impulsively perturbed by Jupiter. We found that the Jovian impulses can widely spread out them in the early twentieth century, especially their perihelia extended by a factor of ~90 than those at the observed epoch. We regarded the spread as the intrinsic one of the Quadrantid stream itself.
KeywordsMeteors Individual (Quadrantids) Orbital evolution
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- P.B. Babadzhanov, Yu.V. Obrubov, Publ. Astron. Inst. Czechosl. 67, 141–150 (1987)Google Scholar
- P. Jenniskens, AJ 130, 3018–3022 (2004)Google Scholar
- P. Jenniskens, Meteor Showers and Their Parent Comets, Chap 20 (2006)Google Scholar
- B.A. McIntosh, in Comets in the Post-Halley Era, vol. 1, eds. by R.L. Newburn, Jr. et al. (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1991), pp. 557–591Google Scholar