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Origin, Dynamics, and Stability of the Neptunian Rings

  • Alexei M. Fridman
  • Nikolai N. Gorkavyi
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Abstract

After reports had been published about the Neptunian arcs in 1984–1985 theoreticians became very active and between that time and the Voyager-2 fly-past of Neptune on 1989 August 24 a number of hypotheses were advanced about the dynamics of such pathological formations.

Keywords

Drift Velocity Spiral Wave Stable Pair Collision Velocity Continuous Ring 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexei M. Fridman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nikolai N. Gorkavyi
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Astronomy RASMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Sternberg Astronomical InstituteMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Crimean Astrophysical ObservatoryGoddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA

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