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Kirkwood gap

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Teach Astronomy - Kirkwood Gaps

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Simulation of the Kirkwood gaps formation in the main belt.

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Asteroids In Resonance With Jupiter

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Kirkwood Gaps - Glory of the Fall (Final Call) LIVE

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Kirkwood Gaps - Autopilot

A Kirkwood gap is a gap or dip in the distribution of the semi-major axes of the orbits of main-belt asteroids. They correspond to the locations of orbital resonances with Jupiter.
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    • Main gaps 

    • Asteroid zones