Reconciling the dawn-dusk asymmetry in Mercury's exosphere with the micrometeoroid impact directionality

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Pokorný, Petr; Sarantos, Menelaos; Janches, Diego;
(2017)

Combining dynamical models of dust from Jupiter Family Comets and Halley-type Comets, we demonstrate that the seasonal variation of the dust/meteoroid environment at Mercury is responsible for producing the dawn-dusk asymmetry in Mercury's exosphere observed by the MESS... View more
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