Astronomical School’s Report, 2013, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 139–141

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UDC 523.6

Soliton model of formation of spherical clouds in the cometary plasma tail

Churyumov K.I., Rapoport Yu.G.


On the basis of photographic images of comet Halley, obtained by K.I.Churyumov in 1985–1986, soliton model of spherical and nonregular condensations in cometary plasma tails, is proposed. Parameters of the soliton (spherical cloud), which observed in the plasma tail of comet 1P/Halley, is calculated.

Keywords: cometary tails; soliton solutions


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