Interplanetary dust

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Term: Interplanetary dust

Particles of dust in the interplanetary medium. They are left-overs from the beginning of the solar system or from other sources such as sublimating comets. Their existence was first deduced from observations of zodiacal light.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan