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Non-random spatial distribution of impacts in the Stardust Cometary Collector

Westphal, A.J.; Bastien, R.K.; Borg, J.; Bridges, J.; Brownlee, D.E.; Burchell, M.J.; Cheng, A.F.; Clark, B.C.; Djouadi, Z.; Floss, C.; Franchi, I.A; Gainsforth, Z.; Graham, G.; Green, S.F; Heck, P.R.; Horányi, M.; Hoppe, P.; Hörz, F.P.; Huth, J.; Kearsley, A.; Leroux, H.; Marhas, K.; Nakamura-Messenger, K.; Sandford, S.A.; See, T.H.; Stadermann, F.J.; Teslich, N.E.; Tsitrin, S.; Warren, J.L.; Wozniakiewicz, P.J. and Zolensky, M.E. (2007). Non-random spatial distribution of impacts in the Stardust Cometary Collector. In: 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 March 2007, League City, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

We report the discovery that impacts in the Stardust cometary collector are not distributed randomly in the collecting media, but appear to be clustered on scales smaller than ~10 cm.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1418
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8440
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2016 18:01
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8440
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