The Yarkovsky (orbital drift) and YORP (altering spin state) effects are important mechanisms governing the evolution of asteroids. We have included global-selfheating into a new model and demonstrate that it significantly affects YORP predictions.
|Journal||Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 2012, Proceedings of the conference held May 16-20, 2012 in Niigata, Japan. LPI Contribution No. 1667, id.6239|
|Publication status||Published - 01 May 2012|