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the yorp effect and the spin of small asteroidsThe YORP effect is the spinning up or down small bodies via the absorption of sunlight and its re-emission as infrared radiation. YORP may be competitive with collisions and tidal encounters for changing the rotation states of kilometer-sized and smaller asteroids.
Document ID
20000081382
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Rubincam, D. P.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD United States)
Bottke, W. F.
(Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY 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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