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SL9 impact simulations
Side-on view of a Castalia-shaped impactor (rho = 0.6 gm cm-3, m=3.14 x 10 14 gm)
Head-on view of a Castalia-shaped impactor (rho = 0.6 gm cm-3, m=3.14 x 10 14 gm)
Head-on view of a 1-km spherical impactor (rho = 0.6 gm cm-3, m=3.14 x 10 14 gm)


Rubble pile simulations
200-body simulation



Housen experiment simulation (04/23/07)
Kevin Housen impact experiment simulations
Housen experiment scaled to 100 m diameter
Housen experiment scaled to 300 m, timestep dt = 0.1 sec
Housen experiment scaled to 300 m, dt = 0.01 sec
Housen experiment scaled to 500 m, timestep dt = 0.1 sec
Housen experiment scaled to 500 m, dt = 0.01 sec


(a 1.08-km diameter sphere)
Venus atmosphere impact mpeg 1

(Castalia)
Venus atmosphere impact mpeg 2a(head-on view)

Venus atmosphere impact mpeg 2b(side view)

Venus atmosphere impact mpeg 2c(oblique view)


(Castalia)
Venus atmosphere impact mpeg 3(side view)


(Castalia)
Venus atmosphere impact mpeg 4(side view)


Titan surface impact mpeg


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