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Comet Bennett 1970 II

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Science  09 Feb 1973:
Vol. 179, Issue 4073, pp. 565-567
DOI: 10.1126/science.179.4073.565

Abstract

The model for dust comets, formulated by Finson and Probstein, which had previously been tested only on Comet Arend-Roland 1957 III, has been successfully applied to three calibrated photographic plates of Comet Bennett. The size distribution, emission rate, and initial velocities of dust particles emitted from the comet's nucleus are given.