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Abstracts and program for the Conference on the Origin of the Moon

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dc.coverage.spatial Moon 2019-08-13T16:50:29Z 2019-08-13T16:50:29Z 1984
dc.identifier.citation Abstracts and Program for the Conference on the Origin of the Moon, 1984. LPI contribution. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas. en
dc.identifier.govdoc NAS 1.26:174068
dc.description.abstract Various topics relating to lunar evolution are discussed. The Moon's ancient orbital history, geophysical and geochemical constraints favoring the capture hypothesis, the site of the lunar core, chemical and petrological constraints, dynamical constraints, and mathematical models are among the topics discussed. en
dc.description.sponsorship Co-Sponsored by Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society, Lunar and Planetary Institute, National Aeronautics and Space Administration en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Compiled in 1984 by Lunar and Planetary Institute
dc.description.tableofcontents PARTIAL CONTENTS: Constraints on lunar origin: Evidence preserved in Precambrian stromatolites -- Constraints on the origin of viscoelastic bodies -- Tidal dissipation in the earth and moon from lunar laser ranging -- Two lunar global asymmetries -- The moon's orbit history and inferences on its origin -- A reappraisal of Darwin's fission hypothesis and a possible limit to the primordial angular momentum of the earth -- Numerical simulations of fission--The "problem" of iron partition between earth and moon during simultaneous formation as a double planet system -- On the origin of the moon by rotational fission -- Geochemical evidence for the formation of the moon by impact induced fission of the proto-earth -- An integrated dynamical and geochemical approach to lunar origin modelling--Lunar origin: The role of giant impacts -- Models of angular momentum input to a circumterrestrial swarm from encounters with heliocentric planetesimals -- A circumterrestrial compositional filter -- Formation of the prelunar accretion disk -- Mechanical models of close approaches and collisions of large protoplanets -- Lunar origin from impact on the earth: Is it possible?
dc.format.extent xi, 60 pages
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Lunar and Planetary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 540
dc.relation.ispartofseries NASA contractor report ; 174068
dc.subject Moon--Origin--Congresses en
dc.title Abstracts and program for the Conference on the Origin of the Moon en
dc.title.alternative Conference on the Origin of the Moon en
dc.type Book en

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