Where are the comet particle tracks?

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niejell
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Where are the comet particle tracks?

Post by niejell »

Was just wondering if there are any comet paricle tracks in the movies we are looking through? If not - how is it possible to omit them?

css94381672
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Post by css94381672 »

interstellar dust was collected between march-april 2000 and between august-december 2002 through 150days.
The first image of comet Wild2 was made 13. november 2003 from 25 000 000km, at 24. december 2003 was opened different collector for comets dust.

so comet particles and interstellar particles are separated in different collectors. Comet's are relatively big, too (few even visible with naked eye!) and there are few milions of comet particles -- but only few dozens of interstellar particles

niejell
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Post by niejell »

Thanks for the info - I didn't realize there were 2 separate collectors.

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Post by DustBuster »

Actually, there is a single, 2-sided collector.

http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html
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niejell
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Post by niejell »

Checked your link out - now I have more guestions... probably should take them up elsewhere. The more I find out the less I know.

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