The Dynamics of Charged Dust in the Tail of Comet Giacobini-Zinner

  1. Thomas J. Birmingham and
  2. Alexander J. Dessler
  1. M. Horanyi1 and
  2. D.A. Mendis2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP027p0313

Comet Encounters

Comet Encounters

How to Cite

Horanyi, M. and Mendis, D.A. (1988) The Dynamics of Charged Dust in the Tail of Comet Giacobini-Zinner, in Comet Encounters (eds T. J. Birmingham and A. J. Dessler), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/SP027p0313

Author Information

  1. 1

    Supercomputer Computational Research Institute, Florida State University, Tallahassee Central Research Institute for Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

  2. 2

    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, and the Center for Astrophysics and Space Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902395

Online ISBN: 9781118668757



  • Comet Giacobini-Zinner;
  • Electric force;
  • Interplanetary magnetic field;
  • One-dimensional hydrodynamic model;
  • Sun-comet


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Particles and Fields Environment of the Comets

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusion