Small Body

Some articles on small body, small:

Centaur (minor Planet) - Classification
... The generic definition of a centaur is a small body that orbits the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune and crosses the orbits of one or more of the giant ... The JPL Small-Body Database lists 183 centaurs ... The Committee on Small Body Nomenclature of the International Astronomical Union has not formally weighed in on either side of the debate ...
Gravitational Potential - Mathematical Form
... The gravitational field, and thus the acceleration of a small body in the space around the massive object, is the negative gradient of the ... length x pointing from the point mass toward the small body and is a unit vector pointing from the point mass toward the small body ...

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