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Heliocentric Effects of the DART Mission on the (65803) Didymos Binary Asteroid System

  • Authors: Rahil Makadia, Sabina D. Raducan, Eugene G. Fahnestock, Siegfried Eggl

Rahil Makadia et al 2022 The Planetary Science Journal 3 .

  • Provider: AAS Journals

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Summary of ejecta particles that escape the Didymos system. (a) Magnitude of the ejecta particles’ momenta at the time of crossing the Hill sphere, colored by the particle mass. (b) Cumulative ejecta contribution to the momentum enhancement parameter (β − 1) as a function of time. The components are shown in the International Celestial Reference Frame Earth mean equator frame.

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