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Advances in Meteoroid and Meteor Science by Josep M. Trigo-Rodriguez (auth.), J. M. Trigo-Rodríguez, F.

By Josep M. Trigo-Rodriguez (auth.), J. M. Trigo-Rodríguez, F. J. M. Rietmeijer, J. Llorca, D. Janches (eds.)

This quantity is a compilation of articles that summarize the latest ends up in meteor, meteoroid and similar fields awarded on the Meteoroids 2007 convention held on the remarkable CosmoCaixa technological know-how Museum in Barcelona, Spain. The convention happened among the eleventh and the fifteenth of June and was once equipped by way of the Institute of house Sciences (Consejo greater de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) and the Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC). Researchers in meteor technological know-how and assisting fields representing greater than 20 nations participated at this foreign conference.

The papers contained during this quantity underwent the rigorous refereeing strategy, and they're strong examples of the continual growth being made during this study box. Technological advances in meteor and metoroid detection, the ever-increasing sophistication of machine modeling, and the proliferation of self reliant tracking stations proceed to create new niches for stimulating learn on meteoroids and their father or mother bodies.

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V. 2008 Abstract The spatial structure of meteor streams, and the activity profiles of their corresponding meteor showers, depend firstly on the distribution of meteoroid orbits soon after ejection from the parent comet nucleus, and secondly on the subsequent dynamical evolution. The latter increases in importance as more time elapses. For younger structures within streams, notably the dust trails that cause sharp meteor outbursts, it is the cometary ejection model (meteoroid production rate as a function of time through the several months of the comet’s perihelion return, and velocity distribution of the meteoroids released) that primarily determines the shape and width of the trail structure.

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