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On a ring origin of the equatorial ridge of Iapetus
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post Aug 29 2006, 06:18 PM
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Wing Ip just had an interesting Iapetus-related paper published in GRL.
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post Sep 8 2006, 01:18 PM
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Hello Bill - nice to know it's not just the 4 or 5 of us here exchanging hand signals! Ugordan I agree with you about randomly ejected material - that's why I prefer a disintegrating moon in an equatorial orbit for the source of the material.
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- AlexBlackwell   On a ring origin of the equatorial ridge of Iapetus   Aug 29 2006, 06:18 PM
- - volcanopele   okay, now a ring around Iaptetus is an interesting...   Aug 29 2006, 06:20 PM
- - AlexBlackwell   Here's an interesting passage from the conclud...   Aug 29 2006, 06:25 PM
- - Michael Capobianco   Does the paper address why the equatorial ridge do...   Aug 29 2006, 06:40 PM
|- - David   QUOTE (Michael Capobianco @ Aug 29 2006, 06...   Aug 29 2006, 07:05 PM
|- - Decepticon   QUOTE (Michael Capobianco @ Aug 29 2006, 02...   Aug 29 2006, 11:56 PM
|- - JRehling   Roughly speaking, I guess the fact that the ridge ...   Aug 30 2006, 01:07 AM
- - jsheff   Would this process also explain the albedo assymet...   Aug 29 2006, 07:06 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (jsheff @ Aug 29 2006, 02:06 PM) Wo...   Sep 10 2006, 01:35 AM
- - AlexBlackwell   QUOTE (Michael Capobianco @ Aug 29 2006, 08...   Aug 29 2006, 07:44 PM
- - tasp   An object skimming the surface of Iapetus will hav...   Aug 30 2006, 05:11 AM
- - AlexBlackwell   There was a brief blurb about this paper yesterday...   Aug 30 2006, 07:53 PM
- - Rob Pinnegar   I guess this idea probably originated with those i...   Aug 30 2006, 09:41 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (Rob Pinnegar @ Aug 30 2006, 04:41 ...   Aug 30 2006, 11:29 PM
- - dvandorn   Does Iapetus' ridge have to have been created ...   Aug 31 2006, 12:04 AM
|- - tasp   Maintaining focus (or collimation) of the strand ...   Aug 31 2006, 03:02 AM
|- - David   I think I understand the idea to be one of a low-v...   Aug 31 2006, 07:23 AM
- - ngunn   Under the scenario proposed I would expect volatil...   Aug 31 2006, 10:00 AM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (ngunn @ Aug 31 2006, 11:00 AM) Cou...   Aug 31 2006, 11:18 AM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (ugordan @ Aug 31 2006, 12:18 PM) M...   Aug 31 2006, 11:50 AM
|- - ugordan   The point I was trying to make is the greatest tem...   Aug 31 2006, 12:08 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (ugordan @ Aug 31 2006, 01:08 PM) A...   Aug 31 2006, 12:38 PM
- - ngunn   One other point - the 'catastrophic atmosphere...   Aug 31 2006, 01:06 PM
- - tasp   Invoking an atmosphere above a certain very low de...   Aug 31 2006, 01:27 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (tasp @ Aug 31 2006, 02:27 PM) Invo...   Aug 31 2006, 02:01 PM
|- - The Messenger   QUOTE (tasp @ Aug 31 2006, 07:27 AM) I al...   Sep 3 2006, 11:22 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (The Messenger @ Sep 4 2006, 12:22 ...   Sep 4 2006, 10:13 AM
||- - The Messenger   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 4 2006, 04:13 AM) Why?...   Sep 6 2006, 03:21 AM
||- - ngunn   QUOTE (The Messenger @ Sep 6 2006, 04:21 ...   Sep 6 2006, 08:15 AM
|||- - JRehling   A comment on followup missions: Whatever future mi...   Sep 6 2006, 12:02 PM
|||- - ugordan   QUOTE (JRehling @ Sep 6 2006, 01:02 PM) A...   Sep 6 2006, 12:29 PM
|||- - mchan   QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 6 2006, 05:29 AM) Tr...   Sep 6 2006, 11:15 PM
|||- - ugordan   QUOTE (mchan @ Sep 7 2006, 12:15 AM) I do...   Sep 7 2006, 06:58 AM
||- - TritonAntares   Hi, let us anticipate the equatorial ridge was bui...   Sep 6 2006, 08:51 AM
||- - ugordan   The ridge is ancient which means the ring is also ...   Sep 6 2006, 09:03 AM
|||- - ngunn   QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 6 2006, 10:03 AM) Pe...   Sep 6 2006, 12:41 PM
||- - ngunn   QUOTE (TritonAntares @ Sep 6 2006, 09:51 ...   Sep 6 2006, 09:05 AM
||- - tasp   QUOTE (TritonAntares @ Sep 6 2006, 03:51 ...   Sep 9 2006, 02:32 PM
|- - JRehling   QUOTE (The Messenger @ Sep 3 2006, 04:22 ...   Sep 5 2006, 04:44 PM
- - tasp   And this, consider the oblique impactor that may h...   Aug 31 2006, 01:33 PM
- - ngunn   Note the following sentence already quoted by Alex...   Aug 31 2006, 02:52 PM
- - tasp   I am having trouble seeing how the precipitating l...   Aug 31 2006, 03:56 PM
- - Rob Pinnegar   You mention "attendant ridges". This was...   Aug 31 2006, 05:20 PM
- - ngunn   On multiple ridges - perhaps the emplacement of th...   Sep 1 2006, 11:26 AM
- - tasp   I admit a certain favoring of an oblique impact kn...   Sep 1 2006, 01:45 PM
- - ngunn   This discussion has become really interesting. I...   Sep 1 2006, 02:52 PM
- - ngunn   Just found John Rehling's rather nice diagram ...   Sep 4 2006, 01:49 PM
|- - TritonAntares   Hi, I've just been back from a 1-week-vacation...   Sep 5 2006, 10:27 AM
- - ngunn   I did ask the other day for someone to re-post an ...   Sep 6 2006, 02:08 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 6 2006, 03:08 PM) I di...   Sep 6 2006, 02:15 PM
- - djellison   Links to that place are not a good idea. Can peop...   Sep 6 2006, 02:13 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (djellison @ Sep 6 2006, 03:13 PM) ...   Sep 6 2006, 02:31 PM
|- - Themisto   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 6 2006, 04:31 PM) Sorr...   Sep 6 2006, 03:06 PM
- - djellison   That's better We used to worry about mention...   Sep 6 2006, 03:10 PM
- - ngunn   OK let's see if this works.. http://www.aaw-d...   Sep 6 2006, 03:45 PM
- - tasp   3 intersecting ridges, all describing segments of ...   Sep 6 2006, 06:47 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (tasp @ Sep 6 2006, 07:47 PM) The f...   Sep 7 2006, 08:51 AM
- - tasp   Some of the criteria that seem to be needed for us...   Sep 7 2006, 02:58 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (tasp @ Sep 7 2006, 03:58 PM) Some ...   Sep 7 2006, 03:45 PM
- - tasp   We may find Iapetan like ridge structures on a per...   Sep 7 2006, 03:03 PM
|- - TritonAntares   Hi, before we should keep on speculating whether t...   Sep 7 2006, 03:50 PM
|- - ngunn   QUOTE (TritonAntares @ Sep 7 2006, 04:50 ...   Sep 8 2006, 10:44 AM
|- - ugordan   I have absolutely no idea on which internal proces...   Sep 8 2006, 11:05 AM
||- - ngunn   QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 8 2006, 12:05 PM) I ...   Sep 8 2006, 12:04 PM
|||- - ugordan   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 8 2006, 01:04 PM) On g...   Sep 8 2006, 12:25 PM
|||- - ngunn   QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 8 2006, 01:25 PM) It...   Sep 8 2006, 12:45 PM
|||- - ugordan   Yeah, but why would it flatten itself along the eq...   Sep 8 2006, 12:50 PM
||- - Rob Pinnegar   Two things today: QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 8 200...   Sep 8 2006, 01:56 PM
|- - ynyralmaen   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 8 2006, 12:44 PM) So, ...   Sep 8 2006, 11:34 AM
||- - ngunn   QUOTE (ynyralmaen @ Sep 8 2006, 12:34 PM)...   Sep 8 2006, 12:12 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 8 2006, 05:44 AM) So, ...   Sep 8 2006, 01:33 PM
- - Bill Harris   This has been a fascinating discussion. Before Ca...   Sep 8 2006, 12:56 PM
- - ngunn   Hello Bill - nice to know it's not just the 4 ...   Sep 8 2006, 01:18 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 8 2006, 08:18 AM) Hell...   Sep 8 2006, 01:40 PM
- - tasp   Some where here at UMSF is a nice map of Iapetus (...   Sep 8 2006, 02:27 PM
- - tasp   I will note that Iapetus is subject to the smalles...   Sep 8 2006, 02:30 PM
|- - ugordan   However, the surface gravity at Iapetus is also va...   Sep 8 2006, 02:38 PM
- - tasp   I also point out that the New Solar System books...   Sep 8 2006, 02:36 PM
- - tasp   Virtually all solar system objects are believed to...   Sep 8 2006, 02:52 PM
- - ngunn   Is this the one? http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/...   Sep 8 2006, 02:54 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 8 2006, 09:54 AM) Is t...   Sep 8 2006, 02:59 PM
|- - ugordan   Iapetus is undeniably oblate, but the question is ...   Sep 8 2006, 03:04 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (ugordan @ Sep 8 2006, 10:04 AM) Ia...   Sep 9 2006, 05:31 AM
- - hendric   I still don't see how the two divergent ridges...   Sep 8 2006, 05:54 PM
|- - TritonAntares   QUOTE 37th DPS Meeting, 4-9 September 2005 Session...   Sep 8 2006, 08:29 PM
||- - tasp   QUOTE (TritonAntares @ Sep 8 2006, 03:29 ...   Sep 9 2006, 05:28 AM
||- - ngunn   QUOTE (TritonAntares @ Sep 8 2006, 09:29 ...   Sep 9 2006, 08:59 AM
||- - tasp   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 9 2006, 03:59 AM) . . ...   Sep 9 2006, 01:56 PM
||- - ngunn   QUOTE (tasp @ Sep 9 2006, 02:56 PM) I hav...   Sep 9 2006, 09:56 PM
|- - tasp   QUOTE (hendric @ Sep 8 2006, 12:54 PM) I ...   Sep 9 2006, 05:10 AM
- - tasp   Also, check out the big elongated crater at 0 to 3...   Sep 9 2006, 05:35 AM
- - tasp   Just noticed I did not address moonlets below sync...   Sep 9 2006, 09:00 PM
- - tasp   I am thinking we aren't going to see an Iapeta...   Sep 10 2006, 01:00 AM
- - tasp   Speaking of New Horizons, how far out can it produ...   Sep 10 2006, 01:11 AM
- - tasp   Regarding perturbations of a possible Iapetan ring...   Sep 10 2006, 05:08 PM
- - Michael Capobianco   Well, I'm still a bit skeptical as well. For o...   Sep 10 2006, 05:18 PM
- - tasp   Of course, the most interesting bit of the ridge s...   Sep 10 2006, 06:00 PM
- - ngunn   So much to reply to (no, it isn't driving me t...   Sep 10 2006, 08:05 PM
- - tasp   QUOTE (ngunn @ Sep 10 2006, 03:05 PM) On ...   Sep 11 2006, 02:42 AM
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