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Co-Orbital Asteroids as the Source of Venus’s Zodiacal Dust Ring

15 Apr 2019, 16:00 UTC
Co-Orbital Asteroids as the Source of Venus’s Zodiacal Dust Ring
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Petr Pokorný and Marc Kuchner 2019 ApJL 873 L16
Dust modeling suggests that the narrow circumsolar ring of dust observed by the Helios and STEREO spacecrafts to be associated with Venus’s orbit is most likely produced by a population of Venus co-orbital asteroids.

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