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apex-antapex cratering asymmetries on synchronous satellites xxxiWe use a Monte Carlo method to confirm that cratering asymmetries between the leading and trailing hemispheres of synchronously-rotating satellites should be very large; indeed we find that previous work has tended to underestimate the asymmetry.
Document ID
20000081117
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Zahnle, K.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Dones, L.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Schenk, P.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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