Fig. 1: Temperature change profiles. | Communications Earth & Environment

Fig. 1: Temperature change profiles.

From: Impacts may provide heat for aqueous alteration and organic solid formation on asteroid parent bodies

Fig. 1

a Temperature change with time for a polycarbonate projectile at the impact velocity, \({v}_{{\rm{i}}}\) = 1.73 km s−1 (shot number: 180706-1). The \(\triangle T\) is the difference from the average temperature before the impact. The time 0 is the impact time. b Temperature change with time for an aluminum projectile at \({v}_{{\rm{i}}}\) = 4.27 km s−1 (shot number: 180828-2). c Typical temperature change profile. The physical properties of the temperature profile that we measured in this study are shown. Parameters are described in the main text.

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