SP-345 Evolution of the Solar System

 

FIGURE 21.11.2.

 

FIGURE 21.11.2. Gravitational potential energy [Greek letter] capital gamma
as a function of the mass of the central body for the planetary and satellite systems. The right-hand ordinate showing critical velocity affords comparison of [Greek letter] capital gamma
values for the planets and satellites with vcrit values for abundant elements and the A, B, C, and D clouds..
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