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Europe's future exploration of Main Belt Comets

Snodgrass, Colin; Jones, Geraint; Bowles, Neil; Gibbings, Alison; Taylor, Matt; Franchi, Ian and Sheridan, Simon (2018). Europe's future exploration of Main Belt Comets. In: European Planetary Science Congress 2018, 12.

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We discuss possible European missions to explore the recently identified population of "main belt comets", which are small bodies with some asteroid-like properties and some comet-like ones. Various options have been proposed to ESA in recent years, and we will present these, and discuss future possibilities.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 The Authors
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Space
Item ID: 68999
Depositing User: Simon Sheridan
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 10:33
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 14:57
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