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Paper: Oort Cloud Formation and Dynamics
Volume: 323, Star Formation in the Interstellar Medium: In Honor of David Hollenbach, Chris McKee, and Frank Shu
Page: 371
Authors: Dones, L.; Weissman, P.R.; Levison, H.F.; Duncan, M.J.
Abstract: The Oort cloud is the primary source of the long-period comets. We describe what is known about the population and mass of the Oort cloud, including the hypothetical inner Oort cloud; outline dynamical processes in the cloud; and summarize new simulations of the formation of the cloud.
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