The formation and evolution of planetary systems: Placing our solar system in context

D. Backman, S. Beckwith, J. Carpenter, M. Cohen, T. Henning, L. Hillenbrand, D. Hines, D. Hollenbach, J. Lunine, Renu Malhotra, M. Meyer, J. Najita, D. Padgett, D. Soderblom, J. Stauffer, S. Strom, D. Watson, S. Weidenschilling, E. Young, P. Morris

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Abstract

The spectrophotometric observations of solar system were studied to provide an astronomical context for understanding the solar system. Investigations show that the mid-infrared spectroscopic observations were sensitive to dust particles, which in turn probe the physical conditions in the disk. Data was collected to realize the fundamental limits imposed by the instrument stability and systematic calibration uncertainities. The results show the measurement of mean properties of the evolving dust disks, and the measurement of various evolutionary paths related to stellar properties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEuropean Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP
EditorsM. Fridlund, T. Henning
Pages349-354
Number of pages6
Edition539
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the Conference - Towards Other Earths: DARWIN/TPF and the Search for Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets - Heidelberg, Germany
Duration: Apr 22 2003Apr 25 2003

Other

OtherProceedings of the Conference - Towards Other Earths: DARWIN/TPF and the Search for Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets
CountryGermany
CityHeidelberg
Period4/22/034/25/03

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  • Aerospace Engineering

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Backman, D., Beckwith, S., Carpenter, J., Cohen, M., Henning, T., Hillenbrand, L., ... Morris, P. (2003). The formation and evolution of planetary systems: Placing our solar system in context. In M. Fridlund, & T. Henning (Eds.), European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP (539 ed., pp. 349-354)