Journal Article

Near-Earth Objects in the Taurid complex

P. B. Babadzhanov, I. P. Williams and G. I. Kokhirova

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Published on behalf of The Royal Astronomical Society

Volume 386, issue 3, pages 1436-1442
Published in print May 2008 | ISSN: 0035-8711
Published online April 2008 | e-ISSN: 1365-2966 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13096.x
Near-Earth Objects in the Taurid complex

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The Taurid complex consists of many substreams and has both comet 2P/Encke and several Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) moving within it. We conduct a new search for associated NEOs, investigate the orbital evolution of any identified NEO and search for meteor showers associated with these NEOs.

Keywords: methods: numerical; celestial mechanics; meteors, meteoroids; minor planets, asteroids

Journal Article.  2977 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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