Accession Number : AD0604048

Title :   STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT OF COMETARY TAIL.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : HAMBURGER STERNWARTE (GERMANY)

Personal Author(s) : Wurm,K.

Report Date : 31 MAR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The physical conditions in comets which lead to the formulation of type I-tails are discussed. The report comprises the following five seperate papers: (1) The ionization in comets; (2) brightness and structure of the Na-emission in comets; (3) the heads of comets and the lifetimes of their molecules; (4) the axes of the type I tails of comets; and (5) an expanding halo of comet alcock (1963b) index cards.

Descriptors :   (*COMETS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES), ASTROPHYSICS, GASES, IONS, IONIZATION, SODIUM, CARBON, NITROGEN, PARABOLIC BODIES, EMISSIVITY, EQUATIONS, SOLAR RADIATION, SOLAR WIND, SPECTROSCOPY, VELOCITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE