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Fine Scale Structure in Cometary Dust Tails - Figure 5.14 - Stria breaking up seen by STEREO-B at dust point P

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posted on 2021-12-07, 15:16 authored by Oliver Price, Geraint JonesGeraint Jones
A sequence of images extracted from the STEREO-B HI-1 view of C/2011 L4, using coarse scale difference images. The breakup of a stria early on the 14th march is shown, centred on the purple point P which represents a dust particle with βr = 1.7 and te = 2013-03-08 at 04:50 UT.


This research was supported by a UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) PhD studentship.