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Origin and Dynamical Transport of Near-Earth Asteroids and Meteorites

  • Alessandro Morbidelli
  • Christiane Froeschlé
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 505)

Abstract

This chapter describes the most important mechanisms for transporting material from the Asteroid Belt to the Earth’s vicinity and the evolution of bodies on Earth-crossing orbit. Particular care will be paid to evolutionary timescales and statistical aspects of meteoroids dynamics.

Keywords

Semi Major Axis Semimajor Axis Close Encounter Astronomical Unit Dynamical Transport 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Morbidelli
    • 1
  • Christiane Froeschlé
    • 1
  1. 1.O.C.A. Observatoire de Nice Nice Cedex 4France

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