Technical Publications

Peter Jenniskens
Senior Research Scientist

[137 peer-reviewed publications per Sep. 2011]

Jenniskens P., Gural P. S., Grigsby B., Dynneson L., Koop M., Holman D., 2011. CAMS: Cameras for Allsky Meteor Surveillance to validate minor meteor showers. Icarus (in press). 

Jenniskens P., Gural P. S., 2011. The discovery of the February eta Draconids (FED, IAU#427): the dust trail of a potentially hazardous long-period comet. JIMO 39, 93-97.

Jenniskens P., Shaddad M. H., 2010. 2008 TC3: The small asteroid with an impact. MAPS 45, 1553-1556.

Jenniskens P., Shaddad M. H., Numan D., et al. 2009. The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC3. Nature 458, 485-488.

Jenniskens P., 2010. Observations of the Stardust Sample Return Capsule Entry with a Slitless Echelle Spectrograph. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 47, 718-735.

Nesvorny D., Jenniskens P., Levison H.F., Bottke W. F., Vokrouhlicky D., Gounelle M., 2010. Cometary origin of the zodiacal cloud and carbonaceous micrometeorites. Implications for hot debris disks. ApJ 713, 816-8136.

Jenniskens P., Vaubaillon J., 2010. Minor planet 2002 EX12 (+169P/NEAT) and the alpha Capricornid shower. Astron. J. 139, 1822-1830.

Jenniskens P., 2006. Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets.  Cambridge University Press, September 2006. (book)

Jenniskens P., Jost H.-J., eds. Proceedings SOFIA Upper Deck Science Opportunities Workshop, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, June 22-23, 2004.

Jenniskens P., 2004. 2003 EH 1 is the parent of the Quadrantids. Astronomical Journal 127, 3018-3022.

Jenniskens P., Schaller E.L., Laux C.O., Schmidt G., Rairden R.L., 2004. Meteors do not break exogenous organic molecules into high yields of diatomics. Astrobiology 4 (1) 67-79.

Jenniskens P., Stenbaek-Nielsen H.C., 2004. Meteor wake in high frame-rate images - implications for the chemistry of ablated organic compounds. Astrobiology 4 (1) 95-121.

Jenniskens P., Laux C.O., Schaller E.L., 2004. Search for the OH (X2P) Meinel band emission in meteors as a tracer of mineral water in comets: detection of N2+ (A-X). Astrobiology 4 (1) 109-121.

Jenniskens P., Laux C.O., Wilson M., Schaller E.L., 2004. The mass and speed dependence of meteor air plasma temperatures. Astrobiology 4 (1) 81-94.

Jenniskens P., Mandell A.M., 2004. Hydrogen emission in meteors as a potential marker for the exogenous delivery of organics and water. Astrobiology 4 (1) 123-134.

Stenbaek-Nielsen H.C., Jenniskens P., 2004. A "shocking" Leonid meteor at 1000 fps. Adv. Space Res. 33, 1459-1465.