Ref: ASTROimport-43

Final tidal evolution of orbit-orbit resonances

Pauwels, T.

published in Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 59, pp. 101-127 (1994)

Abstract: In this paper we describe a model for the tidal evolution of an orbit-orbit resonance between two satellites of the same planet. We let the system evolve till infinity or until the resonance is destroyed. We find that there are asymptotic values for the eccentricities and inclinations. We list the possible final stages that a resonance can achieve, we give a few examples, and finally we discuss the limitations of the model and its possible applications to real systems.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00692128
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