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Studies on the dynamics of Chariklo's rings

Grant number: 16/03727-7
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2016
Effective date (End): November 30, 2017
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Astronomy - Positional Astronomy and Celestial Mechanics
Principal Investigator:Othon Cabo Winter
Grantee:Taís Alves Silva Ribeiro
Host Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEG). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Guaratinguetá. Guaratinguetá , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:11/08171-3 - Orbital dynamics of minor bodies, AP.TEM


The main goal of the current project is to study possible effects due to the oblateness (J2) and ellipticity (C22) due to the shape of the centaur called Chariklo over its ring system, recently discovered, as well as over hypothetical moonlets that contribute to the confinement of these rings. (AU)

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Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
RIBEIRO, T.; WINTER, O. C.; MOURAO, D.; BOLDRIN, L. A. G.; CARVALHO, J. P. S.. Quasi circular orbits around prolate bodies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, v. 506, n. 2, p. 3068-3078, . (16/24561-0, 16/03727-7)
WINTER, O. C.; BORDERES-MOTTA, G.; RIBEIRO, T.. On the location of the ring around the dwarf planet Haumea. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, v. 484, n. 3, p. 3765-3771, . (16/24561-0, 16/03727-7)
Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
RIBEIRO, Taís Alves Silva. Dynamic studies to estimate the shape from Chariklo.. 2018. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Engenharia. Guaratinguetá Guaratinguetá.

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