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Title: Stablility of halo orbits
Authors: Howard, J.E.
Dullin, Holger R.
Horányi, M.
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: © American Physical Society
Citation: HOWARD, DULLIN and HORANYI, 2000. Stablility of halo orbits. Physical Review Letters, 84(15), pp. 3244–3247
Abstract: We predict new populations of trapped nonequatorial (“halo”) orbits of charged dust grains about an arbitrary axisymmetric planet. Simple equilibrium and stability conditions are derived, revealing dramatic differences between positively and negatively charged grains in prograde or retrograde orbits. Implications for the Cassini mission to Saturn are discussed.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Physical Review Letters [© American Physical Society]. It is also available at: http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v84/p3244.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/1739
ISSN: 0031-9007
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