Title: Serendipities in the Solar System and Beyond
Volume: 513 Year: 2018 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: Chung-Ming Ko, Chan-Kao Chang, Po-Chieh Yu
Serendipities in the Solar System and Beyond

A symposium was held from July 10--13, 2017 at the National Central University in Taiwan on the occasion of the 70th birthday of Professor Wing-Huen Ip. This resulting Festschrift gives an overview of the progress made since his student days in the exploration of the solar system and beyond, which is highlighted by the missions to asteroids (Chang’E 2), comets (Rosetta), and the Saturnian system and Titan (Cassini-Huygens).
In this book, readers will find not only in-depth reviews on the structure and origin of Kuiper Belt objects and on our unending search for an Earth-mass object in the outer reaches of the solar system, but also previews of things to come in the study of exoplanets as exemplified by the comparative study of the Kepler and LAMOST observations.
This proceedings volume contains two scientific memoirs, twenty-one invited papers and eight contributed papers on a wide collection of topics ranging from celestial mechanics to plasma physics contributed by astronomers and planetary scientists from many different countries and continents. It demonstrates amply the promise and vigor of international and interdisciplinary cooperation as symbolized by this symposium. This volume is also a reminder that scientific serendipities can only happen with endurance —however hard-won and difficult they are to achieve.
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Paper Title Page Authors
Front Matter   
Volume Cover
Front Matter 1
Conference Photos 2
On Endurance and Serendipity   
An Exercise In Serendipity 3 Ip, W.
Research, Wing Ip, Times Past 27 Beer, T.
Invited Papers   
Some Remarks About Solar System Structure, Models, Observations, and Wing Ip 33 Jewitt, D.
Prospects for Unseen Planets Beyond Neptune 45 Malhotra, R.
On the Inclination Distribution of Intrinsic Neptune Trojans 57 Lin, H.-W.
On Steep Cliffs and Fountains of Dust: The Rosetta Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 65 Sierks, H.
Investigating the physical properties of outbursts on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 73 Lin, Z.-Y.; Knollenberg, J.; Vincent, J.-B.; A'Hearn, M. F.; Ip, W.-H.
Size Frequency Distributions of Jupiter Trojans, Hildas, and Main Belt Asteroids 85 Yoshida, F.
The Asteroid Spin-Rate Study: Looking for Super Fast Rotators in the Outer Main Belt 93 Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.
Cellinoid Shape Model for Asteroidal Lightcurve Inversion 103 Lu, X.-P.; Ip, W.-H.
Study on Rotational Parameters for Asteroid 4179 Toutatis from Chang'e-2's Close Flyby 111 Zhao, Y.; Ji, J.
Determinations of Shape and Photometric Phase Function of Selected Asteroids 117 Wang, X.; Muninonen, K.
The Scientific Achievements of the Cassini-Huygens Mission 131 Spilker, L. J.
The Origin and Evolution of Saturn's Earth-like Moon, Titan 149 Atreya, S. K.
Charged particle measurements in the Saturnian magnetosphere during the Cassini era 2004-2017 163 Krupp, N.; Roussos, E.; Mitchell, D. G.; Kollmann, P.; Dougherty, M. K.
On the Time-dependent Grain Charging and Its Effects on Ring-atmosphere Interactions at Saturn 177 Hsu, H.-W.; Horányi, M.; Kempf, S.
The Dust Environment of Airless Planetary Bodies 183 Horányi, M.; Szalay, J. R.; Wang, X.
An Analytical Method for the Internal Structure and Gravitational Signature of Deep Zonal Flows in Jupiter-like Planets 193 Kong, D.; Zhang, K.; Schubert, G.
The Story of Interstellar Pickup Ions and Their Excitation of Hydromagnetic Waves in the Solar Wind 205 Lee, M. A.
Dark Matter 217 Ko, C.-M.
Spectra with Hα emission lines from LAMOST Galactic Survey 229 Luo, A.-L.; Hou, W.; Ip, W.-H.; Chang, H.-Y.
Giant Explosions in Dwarf Hosts: Superluminous Supernovae And Their Host Galaxies 243 Chen, T.-W.
The New Challenge of Planetary Nebula Research 249 Hsia, C.-H.
Contributed Papers   
Source Regions of Dust Jets on Comet 67P 255 Lai, I.-L.; Ip, W.-H.; Lee, J.-C.; Lin, Z.-Y.
A Model Study of the Vertical Distributions and Escape Fluxes of the Major and Minor Species in Titan's Thermosphere Under Different Conditions 261 Hsu, J.-K.; Liang, M.-C.; Ip, W.-H.
Gas Tori of the Outer Planets Including the Pluto-Charon System 269 Yang, C.-M.; Ip, W.-H
A Study of the Seasonal Variation of the Sublimation Rate of the Sputnik Planum Ice Sheet on Pluto 275 Shi, H.-S.; Ip, W.-H.
Long-Term Evolution of Highly-inclined Trans-Neptunian Objects 281 Liu, P.-Y.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.-C.; Ip, W.-H.
The Timing Relationship of Stellar Superflares and Positions of The Star Spots 287 Hou, W.-J.; Chang, H.-Y.; Lin, C.-L.; Ip, W.-H.
A Study of Stellar Gyrochronology by Using the PTF, LAMOST and Kepler K2 Data 293 Lin, C.-L.; Chang, H.-Y.; Huang, L.-C.; Yu, C.-H.; Yu, P.-C.; Hou, W.-J.; Ip, W.-H.
A Pilot Study of Asteroid Spin Rate Using the CNEOST at Xu-Yi Observatory 303 Yeh, T.-S.; Chang, C.-K.; Li, B.; Lin, H.-W.; Zhao, H.-B.; Ji, J.-H.; Ip, W.-H.
Back Matter 334